French Sculpture Census

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DUCHAMP-VILLON, Raymond
Damville, Eure 1876 - Cannes, Alpes-Maritimes 1918

Baudelaire
Baudelaire

1911
bronze

head
15 3/4 x 8 5/8 x 10 1/4
stickers inside bottom, in ink: 52.785 Bing / MOMA 34.1556

Acc. No. : 5.1960
Credit Line : Alexander M. Bing Bequest

New York, New York, The Museum of Modern Art

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Provenance

  • John Quinn Collection
  • 1960, Alexander M. Bing Bequest

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, April 8, 2013
  • 1926 John Quinn
    Catalogue of the John Quinn Collection, with introduction by Forbes Watson ??, Pidgeon Hill Press, 1926, repr. pl. 191
  • 1961 NY MoMA Bulletin
    The Museum of Modern Art Bulletin, vol. 28, nos. 2-4, 1961, p. 18
  • 1967 NY MoMA Barr
    Alfred H. Barr, Painting and Sculpture in The Museum of Modern Art, 1929-1967, New York, 1967, ill. 102
  • 1977 NY MoMA Legg
    Painting and Sculpture in The Museum of Modern Art, with Selected Works on Paper. Catalogue of the Collection, January 1, 1977, Edited by Alicia Legg, New York, The Museum of Modern Art, 1977, p. 32

Exhibition

  • 1926 New York
    Memorial Exhibition, New York, Art Center, January 7-30, 1926, cat. no. 90
  • 1957 New York/Houston
    Three Brothers, New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, January-February 17, 1957; Houston, March 8-April 8, 1957

Related Works

According to the Louis Carré Gallery catalogue of Duchamp-Villon of 1963, bronzes of this work are located as follows: Paris, Musée national d'Art moderne ; Otterlo, Kroller-Müller Museum; Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Columbus, Ohio, Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts and in private collections in the US.
A plaster from the Paul Eluard Collection is at the Musée d'Art et d'Histoire, Sant-Denis.
(note in the paper file, 1973)