The White Peacock

(1946)

Jean Chauvin, French, b. Rochefort–sur–Mer, 1889–1976

Stone, 13 x 8 1/2 x 7 7/8 in. (32.7 x 21.5 x 19.8 cm) base: 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm) high

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Accession Number: 66.892

Provenance:
Galerie Maeght, Paris, from March 1949
Galerie de L'Elysee, Paris, to 6 September 1961
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 6 September 1961-17 May 1966

Exhibition History:
GALERIE MAEGHT, Paris. 1949.
GALERIE DE L'ELYSEE, Paris. Jean Chauvin, 1960.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Direct Carving in Modern Sculpture: Selections from the Museum's Collection, 6 October-27 November 1983.

Published References:
ZERVOS, CHRISTIAN. Chauvin (Paris: Editions Cahiers d'Art, 1960), no. 49 and 50, p. 60.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection