Mont-de-Marsan, Landes 1874 - Paris 1946
Maker: Valsuani, C.
Madame Stone (L'Américaine)
Head of Mrs. Stone (L'Américaine)
Dimensions (HxWxD): H. with base: 20 3⁄4; H. without base: 14 3⁄4 in.
signed on back: C. Despiau
impressed on back: CIRE / C.VALSUANI / PERDUE
inscribed on back: 5/5
Acc. No.: 63.138.11
Credit Line: Bequest of Chester Dale, 1963
Photo credit: www.metmuseum.org, August 9, 2011
- 1963, Gift of Chester Dale
- 1927 Brummer
"Sculpture by Despiau shown by Brummer", Art News, vol. XXVI, 1927 (November 19), p. 1
- 1930 Deshairs
Léon Deshairs, C. Despiau, Paris, 1930, pl. no. 38, 39, p. 82
- 1932 Bern
Catalogue of an exhibition of the works of Charles Despiau, Henri Matisse and Odilon Redon, Bern, Kunsthalle, 1932, no. 14
- Another version with hair parted on the left side of her head and pulled back with her ears exposed.
5 numbered casts of each version.
Other bronze examples of the Metropolitan Museum version:
- Los Angeles County Museum of Art
- Providence, Rhode Island School of Design