Brebis, Belier and Agneau (from the Nouveaux Mouton series)

provenance

Artist’s studio

Private Collection, USA

Private Collection, New York

literature

Daniel Marchesseau, Les Lalanne, Paris, 1998, p. 37.
Daniel Abadie, Lalanne(s), Paris, 2008, p. 188.
Les Lalanne, exh. cat., Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, 2010, p. 143.

François-Xavier Lalanne

b. 28.08.1927
Agen

d. 07.12.2008
Ury

Acclaimed for his surreal animal sculptures, Francois-Xavier Lalanne worked closely with his wife, Claude Lalanne, producing curious objects that blur the distinction between fine and decorative art. The Lalannes rejected the abstract styles popular during the mid 20th century, choosing instead to represent the flora and fauna of the natural world. While Claude preferred plant life, Fra . . .
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