Henri Ernest Parayre
37 h × 19 w × 10 d in (94 × 48 × 25 cm)
Arbus and Parayre enjoyed a close friendship and collaborated on numerous projects.
Carved signature and date to base 'H Parayre 1939'.
Provenance: Collection of André Arbus, Paris | Collection of Madeleine Thorel-Arbus, Paris | Private Collection
Literature: André Arbus, Architecte-décorateur des années 40, Brunhammer, ppg. 220-221 illustrates the sculpture in situ in the entrance hall of the André Arbus residence, rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, Paris
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