Charles Despiau (1874-1946)
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Charles Despiau (1874-1946)

Anne Morrow-Lindbergh

Charles Despiau (1874-1946)
Anne Morrow-Lindbergh
signed, numbered and stamped with the foundry mark 'C.Despiau 5/5 C.VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE' (on the back)
bronze with black patina
Height: 21¾ in. (55 cm.)
Michael Schwarzkopf, Zurich.
Acquired from the above in 1951, and thence by descent to the present owner.
Exh. cat., Charles Despiau, Sculptures et dessins, Musée Rodin, Paris, 1974, no. 92 (plaster cast illustrated).
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Please note that this work was conceived in 1939 and will be included in the forthcoming Despiau catalogue raisonné being prepared by Alain and Jeanne Kotlar.
Other casts of this subject are in the Wallraf-Richartz Museum, Cologne, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Mass. and Auckland City Art Gallery, New Zealand.

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Dr Alain Kotlar has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

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