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DESPIAU, Charles

Mont-de-Marsan, Landes 1874 - Paris 1946

Information on title and date given by Elisabeth Lebon, author of Charles Despiau (1874-1946) : Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre sculpté, unpublished PhD, Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne, 1995 ([email protected])

Madame Bastard

Madame Bastard

1929

original plaster

bust

Dimensions (HxWxD): 18 14 x 17 x 10 14 in.

[not signed, not dated]

Acc. No.: 620.1939

Credit Line: Gift of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller

Photo credit: http://www.moma.org

© Artist:


Provenance

  • New York, Weyhe Gallery
  • New York, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller
  • 1939, Gift of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, April 5, 2013
  • 1940 NY MoMA Bulletin
    The Museum of Modern Art Bulletin, vol. VII, no. 1, April 1940, p. 1-3
  • 1942 NY MoMA
    Paintings and Sculpture in the Museum of Modern Art, New York, The Museum of Modern Art, 1942, p. 167
  • 1948 NY MoMA Barr
    Painting and Sculpture in The Museum of Modern Art, Edited by Alfred H. Barr, Jr., New York, 1948, p. 203 or 241 repr. ?
  • 1958 NY MoMA
    Paintings and Sculpture in the Museum of Modern Art, New York, The Museum of Modern Art, 1958
  • 1967 NY MoMA Barr
    Alfred H. Barr, Painting and Sculpture in The Museum of Modern Art, 1929-1967, New York, 1967, ill. 42
  • 1977 NY MoMA Legg
    Painting and Sculpture in The Museum of Modern Art, with Selected Works on Paper. Catalogue of the Collection, January 1, 1977, Edited by Alicia Legg, New York, The Museum of Modern Art, 1977, p. 28

Exhibitions

  • 1940 New York
    New Acquisitions: A Gift of Modern Sculpture, New York, The Museum of Modern Art, March 6-April 7, 1940

    1941-1951 New York
    Numerous exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art, New York

    1954 New York
    XXVth Anniversary Exhibitions: Paintings, New York, The Museum of Modern Art, September 4-October 4, 1954

    1960 New York
    Portraits from the Museum Collection, New York, The Museum of Modern Art, May 4-July 5, 1960