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Les Amis des Toujours

French
20th century
about 1925
Demetre H. Chiparus


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

34.3 x 36.7 x 17.9 cm (13 1/2 x 14 7/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1985.659

Medium or Technique

Metal; Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Gilt and cold-painted bronze with ivory, onyx base. Standing female figure in a long dress with red, silver and gold sequined top, jewelled belt and collar, long, gold, ruffled skirt and a matching cloche hat. Her head and hands of ivory. Figure flanked by two golden borzois. On white and brown rectangular onyx base.

Inscription

MADE IN FRANCE 22 stamped in lower edge of dress.

Markings

Signed: Chiparus in script on top of base behind figure. MADE IN FRANCE 22 stamped in lower edge of dress.

Provenance

1981, Mr. John P. Axelrod, Boston; 1985, Gift of Mr. Axelrod to the MFA (Accession Date September 24, 1985).

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection

Copyright

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