Maggy by Raymond Duchamp-Villon

bronze with black patina 1912, cast in 1960

bronze with black patina
1912, cast in 1960

The plaque at the museum says the weird look here is Cubism showing faceting and geometry. He was inspired by African art and the Midieval sculptures of gargoyles on the Chartres Cathedral.

I was surprised when I saw the name is Maggy because my first impression was that this is a space alien guy.

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