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DESPIAU, Charles

Mont-de-Marsan, Landes 1874 - Paris 1946

Maker: Rudier, Alexis

Assia

Assia

1937, this cast 1938

bronze, greenish patina, 2nd cast

statue

Dimensions (HxWxD): H. 72 34 in.

on base: C. Despiau / Alexis Rudier Fondeur, Paris

Acc. No.: 1950.241

Credit Line: Purchased with funds from the Libbey Endowment, Gift of Edward Drummond Libbey

Photo credit: Toledo Museum of Art

© Artist:


Provenance

  • Mme Charles Despiau
  • Paris. M. G. Jacquart
  • 1950, Purchased with funds from the Libbey Endowment, Gift of Edward Drummond Libbey

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, December 9, 2012

Exhibitions

  • 2004-2005 Toledo
    The Unseen Art of TMA: What's in the Vaults and Why?, Toledo Museum of Art, September 12, 2004-January 2, 2005 (no catalogue or checklist)

Related works

  • First cast sold to the Museum of Modern Art, New York, in 1939.
    [This cast made in 1938 is the second.]
    Three other casts made after 1939:
    - Paris, Petit Palais
    - Rotterdam, Boymans Museum
    - Frankfort, Staedel Institute
    Seven half-life-size were also made.