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Desirable, lifesize Unique bronze cast of actress Brooke Shields with Patinae—never before seen at auction—Robert Graham (1938-2008) was known for his naturalistic nude portraits of women cast in bronze.

Known for his independent vision, the artist followed his own obsessions and style through many twentieth century trends and movements. He completed many public commissions for statues of presidents and musicians from Los Angeles to Detroit and Kansas City to Washington DC.

SELECTED MUSEUM COLLECTIONS:
Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
LACMA Los Angeles County Museum Of Art,. Los Angeles, CA
Ludwig Museum, Aachen, Germany
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles), Los Angeles, CA
Museum Of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

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Provenance:
  • Acquired directly from the artist, Private Collection, USA
  • Pickup Location: California, USA
  • Shipping Dimensions: 11 x 12 x 6 in. (27.94 x 30.48 x 15.24 cm.)
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