2 November 2011
Property of The Tateshina Open Air Museum
Baltasar Lobo (1910-1993)
Jeune fille assise mains croisées
signed and numbered 'Lobo E.A. 1/4' (on the back top of the base); inscribed with foundry mark 'Susse Fondeur Paris' (on the back of the base)
bronze with black and brown patina
Height: 52¾ in. (134 cm.)
Conceived in 1983-1984; this bronze version cast in 1988
Galerie Daniel Malinque, Paris.
Galerie Nichido, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1989.
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Galería Freites will include this sculpture in their forthcoming Baltasar Lobo catalogue raisonné under the archive number 8408.
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