20 - 21 April 2005
A French bronze bust entitled 'Bebe endormi'
Cast by Hébrard, Paris, from a model by Aimé-Jules Dalou, Early 20th Century
Inscribed DALOU, with foundry stamp CIRE/PERDUE/A HEBRARD, afixed to a green breccia marble base
The bronze: 7½ in. (19 cm.) high; Overall: 10½ in. (26.7 cm.) high
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Dalou's model of Bébé endormi was a study for one of the three infants from the Monument to the Grandchildren of Queen Victoria and thus dates to his English period in the 1870s.
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