François POMPON

Bronze with brown grey patina nuanced of green and res, signed “POMPON” with a point in the wax.
Cast by Claude Valsuani during the artist’s lifetime. With the mark of the art caster Claude Vlasuani “C. Valsuani cire perdue” (lost wax).
Circa 1924-1927.

Height: 36.7 cm – 1′ 2¹/₂” in.
Depth: 22 cm – 0′ 8⁵/₈” in.
Width: 18.8 cm – 0′ 7³/₈” in.

Provenance: former collection of the designer Lucien Rollin.

Literature: Catherine Chevillot, Liliane Colas et Anne Pingeot, François Pompon, 1855-1933, Paris 1994,  p.217 model ref n° 138B.

A similar proof at the Beaux-Arts Museum of Nancy, dedicaded to Adrienne (for Adrienne Jouclard).