French Sculpture Census

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FALGUIÈRE, Alexandre
Toulouse, Haute-Garonne 1831 - Paris 1900

Maker: Hébrard, A.A.

Allégorie de la Défense
Allegory of Defense

modeled ca. 1879
bronze

statuette
15 1/4 x 6 3/4 x 10 1/2
signed on bottom rear: Falguiere... / CIRE / PERDUE / A. HEBRARD

Acc. No. : 79.19
Credit Line : Adolph D. and Wilkins C. Williams Fund

Richmond, Virginia, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

www.vmfa.state.va.us

Provenance

  • 1979, Adolph D. and Wilkins C. Williams Fund

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, accessed July 27, 2018
  • 1980 Fusco
    Peter Fusco, H. W. Janson, The Romantics to Rodin: French Nineteenth-Century Sculpture from North American Collections, Los Angeles, CA: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1980, p. 257 (modelé en 1879)

Exhibition

  • 1980 Richmond
    Five Years of Collecting, Richmond, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, March 25-May 4, 1980
  • 1980-1982 Courtland/Newport News
    The Romantic Bronze, Courtland,VA, Walter Cecil Rawls Museum and Library, 20 November-16 December 1980; Newport News, VA, Peninsula Arts Association, April 8-May 11, 1982
  • 1988 Newport News
    Spotlight Loan, Newport News, VA, Peninsula Fine Arts Center, March 23-May 9, 1988

Related Works

Bronze, ca. 1879, Detroit, Michigan, Detroit Institute of Arts, 1990.382.
Bronze, modeled in 1879, cast between 1906 and 1918, Princeton, New Jersey, collection Fred and Meg Licht.