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Classic Torso (with attached base)

Gaston Lachaise, American (born France), (March 19, 1882–October 19, 1935)

Creation date: 1928
Creation place: United States

Other Information

Type: Bronze Sculpture
Medium and Support: Bronze
Credit Line: Bequest of Earle W. Grant
Accession Number: 1972.56
Dimensions: 10 3/4 in. x 7 in. x 4 1/2 in. (27.31 cm x 17.78 cm x 11.43 cm)

Provenance

Arthur F. Egner, South Orange, New Jersey ( - May 4, 1945)

Sotheby's, New York, New York (May 4, 1945 - May 4, 1945)

Earle Wilkin Grant, San Diego, California (May 4, 1945 - 1972)

San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California (1972 - )

Label Copy

Sculpture, Fine Arts Gallery, San Diego, 1977.
Lachaise was born in Paris and studied there. He loved women and idealized them as the "life force" in his voluptous and rounded figures.
Last Updated: 8/8/2013

Exhibition

This object was included in the following exhibitions:

Sculpture, Fine Arts Gallery, San Diego , 1/1/1977 - 4/1/1977

Bibliography

This object has the following bibliographic references:

Grant-Munger Collection: San Diego Museum of Art. San Diego, California, May 1970
Page Number: 42, Figure Number: 82

Grant-Munger Collection: San Diego Museum of Art. San Diego, California, May 1970
Page Number: 109, no. 82

Mr. Jerrold Lanes, ed. The Art Quarterly Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, Michigan, Winter 1972
Page Number: 443

Marks

Inscription, On base:

Signature, On base:


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