- Frank Dobson 1888–1963
- Object: 495 x 356 x 241 mm, 15.9 kg
- Presented by Douglas Stephenson 1935
N04796 MISS JEANNE DE CASALIS 1934
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.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I