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Title

recto: Incipe, parve puer, verso: Village scene

pre 1920


Artist

Henri Dropsy

France

21 Jan 1885 - 02 Nov 1969


Details


Other Title

Begin small child, to recognise your mother with a smile


Alternative title

Incipe, parve puer, risu cognoscere matrem


Date

pre 1920


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

bronze [double sided plaquette]


Dimensions

6.5 x 7.2 x 5.8 cm


Signature & date

Signed [recto] l.l.c., incised "Henry Dropsy". Not dated.
Signed [verso] l.l.c., incised "hD [in monogram]". Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Jessie Macrae 1975


Location

Not on display


Accession number

30.1975


Artist information

Henri Dropsy

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Anna Waldmann, Renée Free and Nicholas Draffin, Salon and Académie: the charm of tradition: a catalogue of nineteenth-century European salon works, Sydney, 1984, (illus.). no catalogue numbers