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Reclining Female Nude, by Charles Despiau

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An image of DESPIAU, Charles
'Reclining Female Nude'
Bronze, cast, with dark brown patina, slightly polished.. The reclining figure rests on her left elbow; the right knee is raised and the right hand and arm rest on it; the left leg, flat on the ground, is crossed under the other. The left elbow is raised on a pillow. The figure is attached to its base.
France
C.1922

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DESPIAU, Charles 'Reclining Female Nude' Bronze, cast, with dark brown patina, slightly polished.. The reclining figure rests on her left elbow; the right knee is raised and the right hand and arm rest on it; the left leg, flat on the ground, is crossed under the other. The left elbow is raised on a pillow. The figure is attached to its base. France C.1922

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  • Accession Number: M.1-1940
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
  • Aperture: f/29.0
  • Focal length: 100
  • Camera: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 536 pixels
  • Image width: 760 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop CS4 Windows
  • Filesize: 65.69kB
  • Exposure time: 1/100
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 29/1
  • Captured: 2009:01:28 00:32:30

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20th Century Charles Despiau Fitz_AA French Object Type Workflow _WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_PCtd bronze classicism despiau female figures lady lying nude reclining recumbent sculpture woman

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