Claude Lalanne (French, 1924-2019)
Garden Bench from the DeWitt and Lila Archeson Wallace Garden at Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, 1984
28-1/2 x 81 x 20 inches (72.4 x 205.7 x 50.8 cm)
PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE COLLECTION
DeWitt & Lila Archeson Wallace Garden at Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia,
Sotheby’s New York, June 14, 2006,
Liz O’Brien Gallery, New York
Upon completion, the expansive group of furniture, ceramics and sculpture for the Lila Acheson Wallace Garden at Colonial Williamsburg represented Les Lalanne’s largest public commission in America to date. Claude Lalanne created a series of benches, table and chairs, including the present lot, for this installation.