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La Petite Fille des Landes

Gilt bronze head of a young girl with chignon. On stepped black marble pedestal.

Inscription

stamped "Cire perdue C. Valsuani"

Signed

on neck, C. Despiau

Provenance

Bought by the MFA for $3500. (Accession Date: May 1, 1930)

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund

Copyright

© 2011 Charles Despiau / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.

French, 20th century, about 1926–7

Object Place

France

Accession Number

30.447

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture