French Sculpture Census

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artist © : public domain

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

Le Cheval
The Horse

1914, fonte vers 1930-1931

bronze

statue
40 x 39 1/2 x 22 3/8

Acc. No. : 456.1937
Credit Line : Van Gogh Purchase Fund

New York, New York, The Museum of Modern Art

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Provenance

  • This cast was made after the sculptor's death by his brother Jacques Villon and the sculptor Alfred Pommier, who enlarged the original model according to the artist's instructions.
  • 1937, Van Gogh Purchase Fund

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, April 8, 2013
  • 1948 NY MoMA Barr
    Painting and Sculpture in The Museum of Modern Art, Edited by Alfred H. Barr, Jr., New York, 1948, repr. p. 269
  • 1954 Barr
    Masters of Modern Art. Edited by Alfred H. Barr, Jr., 1954, repr. p. 79
  • 1967 NY MoMA Barr
    Alfred H. Barr, Painting and Sculpture in The Museum of Modern Art, 1929-1967, New York, 1967, ill. 102
  • 1969 Goldwater
    Robert Goldwater, What Is Modern Sculpture?, 1969, repr. p. 50
  • 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