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Gaston SUISSE (1896-1988) Young gorilla 'Solange',...

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Gaston SUISSE (1896-1988) Young gorilla 'Solange', circa 1940. Grease pencil on bistre paper. Signed lower left. 27 X 22 cm This live drawing, taken at the Jardin des Plantes in Paris, depicts "Solange", a mischievous young gorilla well known to wildlife artists. Bibliography : Gaston Suisse exhibition catalog. Musée AG Poulain, Ville de Vernon, France. Published by Musée de Vernon, 2000. Similar sketch reproduced on page 20. Gaston Suisse exhibition catalog. Galerie Meissirel Fine Art May 4 to June 2, 1995. 91, bvd Malesherbes Paris 8è. Reproduced on page 22.

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