5 May 2004
Baltasar Lobo (1910-1993)
Jeune fille à genoux
signed and numbered 'Lobo 1/8' (on the back); stamped with foundry mark 'SUSSE FONDEUR PARIS CIRE PERDUE' (on the inside of the base)
bronze with green patina
Height: 14¾ in. (37.5 cm.)
Conceived in 1968; this bronze version cast circa 1970
Acquired by the family of the present owner, circa 1970-1974.
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J.-E., Muller, Lobo: Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre sculpté, Paris, 1985, no. 513 (another cast illustrated).
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