Lot 215

Marcel DAMBOISE (1903-1992)
MEDAILLON OF PROFESSOR PIERRE-PAUL GRASSE (1895 - 1985), 1985 AND AFTER
Patinated terracotta proof
Signed (below the neck)
Inscription (on the top edge on the relief): "STONE. PAUL GRASSE " // (bottom in hollow) : " 1895-1985 ".
D. 24 cm
Inv. S-134-13

Marcel Damboise certainly met Professor Pierre-Paul Grassé (1895-1985) through his academic sculptor friends at an event at the Institute. An eminent zoologist, Grassé became an academician in 1948.

Location of the item
France - 75009 Paris