French Sculpture Census

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FREMIET, Emmanuel
Paris 1824 - Paris 1910

Chien s'étirant
Stretching Dog

before 1858
bronze

statuette
3 3/4 x 7 3/4 x 2 1/2
two labels on bottom of base:
(1) FREMIET, EMMANUEL (1824-1910) / Stretching Dog, c. 1845-1860? / bronze H 3-3/4
(2) FREMIET, EMMANUEL (1824-1910) / Stretching Dog PM 1581

Acc. No. : 99.122
Credit Line : Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon

Richmond, Virginia, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

www.vmfa.state.va.us

Provenance

  • 1999, Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, accessed August 6, 2018
  • 1988 Chevillot
    Catherine Chevillot, Emmanuel Fremiet 1824-1910, La main et le multiple, Dijon, 1988, Catalogue raisonné, p. 82, S 43 (Chien s'étirant, avant 1858)

Related Works

Master model in bronze, Dijon, Musée des Beaux-Arts, acc. no. 4290.

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