Breton Peasant Woman

Aimé-Jules Dalou French

Not on view

Dalou took a lifelong interest in popular types such as peasants and workers. After this bust was plastered onto its marble socle, someone scratched a crude “signature” into the plaster but it does not detract from the sincerity of this fine performance.

Breton Peasant Woman, Aimé-Jules Dalou (French, Paris 1838–1902 Paris), Terracotta; socle: red marble, French, Paris

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