Plaster, signed ‘POMPON’ on the base
Dedicated and dated ‘a m. Pierre Chabrol / 28 mars 1923’
H. 19,5 ; L. 15,5 ; P. 11,5 cm.
Pompon's account books, reproduced on page 118 of the above-mentioned catalogue raisonné, indicate that a small plaster duck was sold for 300 francs on 28 March 1923 to Pierre Chabrol, 16 boulevard Carnot in Limoges.
Related Works :
The same model dedicated and dated, edited in bronze by Valsuani ;
An another exemplar in bronze preserved at the Musée d’Orsay under the inventory number RF 3270.
C. Chevillot, L. Colas, A. Pingeot, François Pompon 1855-1933, ed. Gallimard / Electa-RMN, 1994, Paris, p. 118 et p. 181, n. 8B, repr.