302 . A French Doll's Schoolroom with Nine Bisque Dolls and Furnishings from Exhibition at the Famed Musee de la Poupee in Paris
12" (30 cm.) Latex composition with socket head, painted facial features, small hazel eyes with fringed upper lashes, closed mouth with shy smile, light brown mohair wig, five-piece body posed slightly bow-legged, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: D.C. PP ‘54 #16. Comments: by the American studio artist Dewees Cochran, the boy is a "Grow-Up" portrait of Peter Ponsett, 1954. Value Points: rare and well-preserved American art doll by the illustrious artist, in original artist-made costume.