13 June 2008
CLAUDE LALANNE (b. 1924)
'Surmulot' A Patinated Bronze Figure of a Mouse, 1987
number 2 from an edition of 8 plus 4 artist's proofs
5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high, 8 3/8 in. (21.2 cm.) wide
marked CL LALANNE 2/8
Pierre and Maria Gaetana Matisse, New York (acquired from the artist). Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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cf. D. Marchesseau, The Lalannes, Paris, 1998, p. 80.
Claude and François-Xavier Lalanne in front of their home, 1975
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