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Sculpture By Donald De Lue: Evening Song At Childs Gallery

Donald De Lue

American (1897-1988)

Evening Song, 1987
Bronze mounted on Black Imperial Marble

Bronze with black/green patina on figure, Pompeian Green patina on bronze base and gold moon. Number 1 of an edition of 12. Signed and inscribed on base: ‘DE LUE sc 87 / © ’88 1/12 Tx’. Mounted on Imperial balck marble base measuring 14 x 8 x 1 3/4 inches.

‘The crescent moon is held outstretched by this figure that symbolizes the evening. De Lue did not call her Diana, but she may come from De Lue’s understanding that the crescent moon is the symbol of the goddess…’ from D. Roger Howlett ‘Donald De Lue: Gods, Prophets, and Heroes,’ 1990, pg. 171.