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McClelland Barclay bronze
Forani Collection
Cat. No: CH75-440

Statue in bronze of female nude holding large trumpet-shaped calyx in her arms and seated on a turtle. Signed: Mc Clelland Barclay 1931. L 18.00 cm. H 20.50 cm. Acquired: London.

Note: McClelland Barclay (1891-1943) was a US American painter and illustrator well known for his fashionable magazine covers and advertisements. In the 20s and 30s he was also successful as an art deco jewelry designer and sculptor. Because of his depictions of women he was chosen as a judge for Miss America 1935.

Photo: John Noone IMG_1111.jpg

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