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Girl with French Loaves

Accession Number
1981/2.111

Title
Girl with French Loaves

Artist(s)
Chet Harmon La More

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1959

Medium & Support
bronze

Dimensions
10 in x 6 3/10 in x 3 7/16 in (25.4 cm x 16.03 cm x 8.73 cm);10 in x 6 3/10 in x 3 7/16 in (25.4 cm x 16.03 cm x 8.73 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Mary T. LaMore

Subject matter
Primitivist abstraction and surrealistic caricature of the figure of a girl carrying loaves of French bread.

Physical Description
Highly abstracted figure with oval body, short straight legs, and a large mushroom shaped head with a crude, wide-mouthed face. Between the body and head are two horizontal bars that are slightly longer than the width of the head. The sculpture is quite flat, and the bronze has a molten look.

Primary Object Classification
Sculpture

Primary Object Type
figure

Collection Area
Modern and Contemporary

Rights
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Keywords
Surrealism
Surrealist
bread
bronze (metal)
bronzes (visual works)
figures (representations)
girls
modern and contemporary art

2 Related Resources

Girlhood
(Part of 9 Learning Collections)
Cabinet X: Shelf 3
(Part of: Albertine Monroe-Brown Study-Storage Gallery)

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