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François POMPON ( 1855 - 1933 )

HOCCO (1924-1929)

"Coq indien" or "Coq d'Amérique"
Bronze, brown shaded patina, by or for Pompon.
H : 24,5 cm, L : 23,1 cm, D : 8,2 cm
Artist edition signed "Pompon", three lifetime cast currently identified, no posthumous edition,  "C.Valsuani cire perdue " founder seal.
Cast in 1927.

Example from the Philadelphia Museum, purchased from  the artist in 1927 with two other models  "Panthère noire (taille moyenne) sans terrasse"  and "Coq, base lisse et épaisse", proposed at auction in June, 2008 (Christies, New-York)

François POMPON