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N06088 A Young Frenchman 1935
Inscribed 'ELSE FRAENKEL 1935' on l. side of neck and founder's stamp 'CIRE | C.VALSUANI | PERDUE' on back of neck
Bronze, 13 1/2 x 7 1/8 x 8 5/8 (34.3 x 18 x 22) excluding marble base; height including base 19 3/4 (50)
Presented by the artist 1952
Exh: RSA, Edinburgh, April-September 1938 (39) as 'Portrait Head'
The sitter was Marcel Derulle, a French landscape and theatrical painter, of Montrouge near Paris. The artist was a friend of his wife.
Ronald Alley, Catalogue of the Tate Gallery's Collection of Modern Art other than Works by British Artists, Tate Gallery and Sotheby Parke-Bernet, London 1981, p.224, reproduced p.224