French Sculpture Census

photo credit : http://www.mam.org, ph. John R. Glembin
artist © : public domain

ROSSO, Medardo
Turin, Italy 1858 - Milano, Italy 1928

Garçon dans le soleil
Boy in the Sun

1892
bronze

bust
13 1/4 × 8 1/4 × 7
signed : M. Rosso
numbered : 3/4

Acc. No. : M1963.79
Credit Line : Purchase

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Milwaukee Art Museum

collection.mam.org

Provenance

  • acquired from the artist by Sr. Pietro Biffi (Milan)
  • 1963, purchased from Peridot Gallery in New York

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, November 4, 2015
  • 1986 Milwaukee Art Museum
    Guide to the Permanent Collection, Milwaukee, ed. Rosalie Goldstein, 1986, p. 95

Exhibition

  • 1959-1960 New York
    New York, Peridot Gallery, December 14, 1959-January 16, 1960
  • 1988-1990, Milwaukee
    A century of Small Scale Sculpture from the Milwaukee Art Center, Share show, February 25, 1988-May 6, 1990, ill. p.9

Comment



From the guide, 1986, p. 95:
Boy in the Sun is one of Rosso's 39 known works and one whose casting he personally supervised.