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Bust

Edmond Lachenal

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Glazed earthenware
  • Place Made: France
  • DATES 1909
    DIMENSIONS 12 1/2 x 13 1/2 x 12 in. (31.8 x 34.3 x 30.5 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On interior of bottom proper left: incised, "E Lachenal/ Ceramiste e Sculpture/ 1909"
    SIGNATURE on lower proper right front: incised, "E Lachenal"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2010.76
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Robert Tuggle
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Edmond Lachenal (French, 1855-1930). Bust, 1909. Glazed earthenware, 12 1/2 x 13 1/2 x 12 in. (31.8 x 34.3 x 30.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Robert Tuggle, 2010.76. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2010.76.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.2010.76.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Signed, earthenware bust of a sleeping maiden. Bust of a sleeping maiden (wood nymph?) with eyes closed, lips parted and smiling to show top row of teeth, with short, wavy hair swept to one side with large grape leaves and berries intermingled in hair, the whole on a thick square base with incised signature.
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    Edmond Lachenal (French, 1855-1930). <em>Bust</em>, 1909. Glazed earthenware, 12 1/2 x 13 1/2 x 12 in. (31.8 x 34.3 x 30.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Robert Tuggle, 2010.76. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2010.76.jpg)