French Sculpture Census

photo credit : 2012 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
artist © : public domain

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

Athlète (Torse de jeune homme)
The Athlete (Torso of a Young Man)

1910-1911, cast 1912
plaster

statuette
23 3/4 x 13 x 12 1/4

Acc. No. : 66.1460
Credit Line : Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution

www.hirshhorn.si.edu

Provenance

  • Puteaux, France, The Artist
  • 1913-1958, New York, Walter Pach
  • New York, Buchholz Gallery
  • 3 October 1958, New York, Peridot Gallery
  • 3 October 1958-17 May 1966, New York, Joseph H. Hirshhorn
  • 1966, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 2009
  • 1924 Pach
    WALTER PACH, Raymond Duchamp-Villon: Sculpteur, Paris: Povolozky, 1924, p. 47, ill.
  • 1963 Brown
    MILTON W BROWN, The Story of the Armory Show, New York, Hirshhorn Foundation, 1963, no. 610, p. 240, ill.
  • 1963 Sachs
    SAMUEL II SACHS, "Reconstruction the 'Whirlwind of 26th Street", Art News 61, February 1963, p. 26, ill.
  • 1967 Elsen
    ALBERT ELSEN, "The Sculpture of Duchamp-Villon", Art Forum 6, October 1967, p. 22
  • 1967 Hamilton
    GEORGE HEARD HAMILTON, Raymond Duchamp-Villon, New York, Walker, 1967, p. 19
  • 1974 Lerner
    ABRAM LERNER et al., The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, New York, Abrams, 1974, ill. no. 172, p. 686
  • 1978 Tarbell
    ROBERTA K TARBELL, "The Impact of the Armory Show on American Sculpture", Archives of American Art Journal, 18/2, 1978, p. 4, fig. 16
  • 1978 Zilczer
    JUDITH K ZILCZER, "The Armory Show and the American Avant-Garde: A Reevaluation", Arts Magazine 53,September 1978, p. 128, fig. 5
  • 1979 Marter, Tarbell and Wechsler
    JOAN M MARTER, ROBERTA K. TARBELL, and JEFFREY WECHSLER, Vanguard American Sculpture: 1913-1939, New Brunswick, New Jersey, Rutgers University Art Gallery, Rutgers, The State Univeristy of New Jersey, 1979, pp. 12-13, fig. 16
  • 1996 Hyland
    DOUGLAS HYLAND, "Adelheid Lange Roosevelt: American Cubist Sculptor", Archives of American Art Journal 21/4,1981, fig. 4, p. 12
  • 1996 Antliff
    MARK ANTLIFF, "Organicism against itself: Cubism, Duchamp-Villon and the Contradictions of Modernism", Word & Image 12, October-December 1996, pp. 366-388, fig. 2
  • 1998 Centre Georges Pompidou
    CENTRE GEORGES POMPIDOU, Duchamp-Villon: Collections du Centre Georges Pompidou, Musee National d'Art Moderne et du Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, (Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou & Reunion des Musees Nationaux, 1998, ill. p. 15
  • 1998 Zilczer
    JUDITH ZILCZER, "Raymond Duchamp-Villon and the American Avant-Garde" ,Archives of American Art Journal 38, no. 1/2 1998, p. 15, ill.
  • See file for further info

Exhibition

  • Museum's website, 2010
  • 1913 New York/Chicago/Boston
    International Exhibition of Modern Art [Armory Show], New York, 69th Infantry Regiment Armory, ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN PAINTERS AND SCULPTURES, INC., 15 February-15 March 1913, no. 610; ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO, 24 March-16 April, no. 109; Boston, COPLEY SOCIETY, 23 April-14 May, no. 41
  • 1950-1951 New York
    The Heritage of Auguste Rodin, New York, BUCHHOLZ GALLERY, 6 December 1950-6 January 1951, no. 32
  • 1967 New York
    Raymond Duchamp-Villon, New York, M. KNOEDLER & CO, 10 October-7 November 1967, no. 13, p. 47, fig. 26, p. 48
  • See file for further info.