The Fruit

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The Fruit, in the Musée Bourdelle.
Torso of Fruit, 1911, Trammell Crow Center, Dallas, Texas

The Fruit is one of the most famous works of Antoine Bourdelle, sculpted in 1906. It is an anatomical study. A chaste voluptuousness emerges from this young body.


  • Dossier de l'Art N° 10, January/February 1993
  • Bourdelle, by Ionel Jianou and Michel Dufet Edition Arted 1970
  • Cléopâtre Bourdelle-Sevastos, Ma vie avec Bourdelle, Paris-Musées and Editions des Cendres, 2005 (ISBN 2-87900-938-3)