DESPIAU, Charles

Mont-de-Marsan, Landes 1874 - Paris 1946

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on title given by Elisabeth Lebon, author of Charles Despiau (1874-1946) : Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre sculpté, unpublished PhD, Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne, 1995 ([email protected])

Jacques Lappara, dit aussi Jacquot, ou Lulu

Jacques Lappara, called also Jacquot, or Lulu


gilded bronze, lost wax?


Dimensions (HxWxD): H. 10 78 in.

on neck: C. Despiau

Acc. No.: 1938.20

Credit Line: Gift of an anonymous donor

Photo credit: Toledo Museum of Art

© Artist:


  • Charles Despiau
  • 1930-1938, New York, private collection
  • 1938, Gift of an anonymous donor, through William Macbeth Inc., New York; according to Robert McIntyre (of William Macbeth Inc.), this cast was made by the lost wax process, the only one so cast


  • Museum's website, December 9, 2012
  • 1930 Deshair
    Léon Deshair, Despiau, Paris, 1930, p. 8 (title given as Jacquot. Robert McIntyre, from William Macbeth Inc., through whom the gift was made, says that this reference applies to the "regular version," not ours)


  • 1948 Toronto
    Art Gallery of Toronto, Jan.-Feb. 1948