Frank Dobson Miss Jeanne de Casalis 1934

Artwork details

Artist
Frank Dobson 1888–1963
Title
Miss Jeanne de Casalis
Date 1934
Medium Bronze
Dimensions Object: 495 x 356 x 241 mm, 15.9 kg
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Douglas Stephenson 1935
Reference
N04796
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N04796 MISS JEANNE DE CASALIS 1934
 
Not inscribed.
Bronze, 19 1/2×14×9 1/2 (49×35×24).
Presented by Douglas Stephenson 1935.
Exh: Leicester Galleries, April–May 1935 (12).

The bust was made in the summer of 1934. Jeanne de Casalis (b. 1898), actress, is best known for her radio part of Mrs Feather, and is also author of Mrs Feather's Diary 1936. Only two casts exist; the other belongs to Douglas Stephenson, husband of the sitter.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I

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