French Sculpture Census

artist © : public domain

FREMIET, Emmanuel
Paris 1824 - Paris 1910

Maker: Barbedienne

Chevaux de course et jockeys
Two Racehorses with Jockeys Up

ca. 1860
bronze

equestrian statue(tte)
18 1/4 x 19 1/2 x 7 1/4
signed on proper right rear of base: E. FREMIET
inscribed on proper left side of base: F. BARBEDIENNE.FONDEUR

Acc. No. : 86.76
Credit Line : Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon

Richmond, Virginia, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

www.vmfa.state.va.us

Provenance

  • 1986, Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, accessed August 3, 2018
  • 1998 Boggs
    Jean Sutherland Boggs, Degas at the Races, Washington D.C., National Gallery of Art, 1998, p. 235
  • 1988 Chevillot
    Catherine Chevillot, Emmanuel Fremiet 1824-1910, La main et le multiple, Dijon, 1988, Catalogue raisonné, p. 95, S 127 (Chevaux de courses et jockeys, 1885)

Related Works

1988 Chevillot, p. 95:
Master model in bronze, Dijon, Musée des Beaux-Arts, acc. no. 4188.