French Sculpture Census

photo credit : 2012 Detroit Institute of Arts
artist © : public domain

CORDIER, Charles
Cambrai, Nord 1827 - Algiers, Algeria 1905

Mauresque noire
Black Moorish Woman

1856
bronze, silvered, gilt, black, brown and green patina

bust
28 3/4 x 17 1/2 x 10 1/4

Acc. No. : 2012.4
Credit Line : Museum Purchase, Jill Ford Murray Fund and Mary Adelaide Hester Fund

Detroit, Michigan, Detroit Institute of Arts

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Provenance

  • 2012, 24 April, London, Sotheby's, sale, lot 17
  • 2012, Museum Purchase, Jill Ford Murray Fund and Mary Adelaide Hester Fund

Bibliography

  • 1863 Waring
    J.B. Waring, Masterpieces of Industrial Art & Sculptures at the International Exhibition 1862, vol. II, London, 1863, pl. 145
  • 1984 Durand-Révillon
    Jeannine Durand-Révillon, "Un promoteur de la sculpture polychrome sous le Second Empire, Charles-Henri-Joseph Cordier (1827-1905)", Bulletin de la Société de l'histoire de l'art français, session du 6 février 1982, publié en 1984, p. 193, no. 26
  • 2004 Durand-Révillon and Margerie
    Jeannine Durand-Révillon and Laure de Margerie, "Catalogue raisonné", in Facing the Other, Charles Cordier (1827-1905), Ethnographic Sculptor, New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 2004, p. 192, no. 386

Exhibition

  • 1862 London
    International Exhibition, London, South Kensington, May 1-November 15, 1862, Bronze section, founder Lerolle's stand