Artist-Designed Bronze Pendant, Andre Derain
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Artist-Designed Bronze Pendant, Andre Derain, with the abstract image of a woman wearing earpendants, suspended from a black cord, dia. 2 1/2 in., 3/11, signed A.D.
Note: Derain (1880-1954) was a major figure in the modernist Ecole de Paris. Along with his friend Matisse, he was an original member of the Fauvists, so named for their wild use of color.
Purchased at Harcus Krakow Rosen Sonnabend Gallery, Boston. Accompanied by a letter of guarantee stating that pendant is an authentic and original work of art by Derain, acquired from Madame Derain.