French Sculpture Census

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

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

Maker: Rudier

Baudelaire
Head of Baudelaire

1911, cast 1959
bronze

head
15 1/2 x 8 1/8 x 9 3/8

Acc. No. : 66.1461
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

  • Paris, Mme. Rudier
  • 1959, New York, Peridot Gallery
  • 22 October 1959-17 May 1966, New York, Joseph H. Hirshhorn
  • 1966, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 2010
  • 1962 Kuh
    KATHERINE KUH, "Great Sculpture", Saturday Review 45, 23 June 1962, p. 19, ill.
  • 1962 Ashton
    DORE ASHTON, "New York Report", Das Kunstwerk, 4/16, October 1962, p. 26, ill. p.31
  • 1962
    "The Hirshhorn Approach", Time, 5 October 1962, p. 77
  • 1964 Read
    HERBERT READ, A Concise History of Modern Sculpture, New York, Praeger, 1964, no. 72, p. 291, ill. p. 74
  • 1966 Tomkins
    CALVIN TOMKINS, The World of Marcel Duchamp, New York, Time-Life Books, 1966, ill. p. 44
  • 1966 Unsigned
    UNSIGNED, "A Look into the Future--The Joseph H. Hirshhorn Garden", Washington Post, 22 May 1966, colorpl, sec. K, p. 1
  • 1967 Hamilton
    GEORGE HEARD HAMILTON, Raymond Duchamp-Villon, New York, Walker, 1967, p. 16, p. 15
  • 1967 Mellow
    JAMES R MELLOW, "New York Letter", Art International 11/10, Christmas 1967, p. 75
  • 1974 Lerner
    ABRAM LERNER et al., The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, New York, Abrams, 1974, p. 686, ill. 174
  • 1997 Richard
    PAUL RICHARD, "Apocalyptic Horse", Washington Post, 12 August 1997, section Style, D 8

Exhibition

  • Museum's website, 2010
  • 1962-1963 New York
    Modern Sculpture from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection, New York, SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, 3 October 1962-6 January 1963, no. 132, ill. p. 65
  • 1963 Toronto
    Baudelaire, ART GALLERY OF TORONTO, 4 April-5 May 1963, no cat.
  • 1964 New York
    Albert Gleizes and the Salon de la Section d'Or, New York, LEONARD HUTTON GALLERIES, 28 October-5 December 1964, no. 21, ill. p.12
  • 1965 Washington/Hartford
    20th Century American and European Painting and Sculpture from Connecticut Collections, Washington, DC., WASHINGTON GALLERY OF MODERN ART, 17 September-24 October 1965; Hartford, Connecticut, WADSWORTH ATHENEUM, 28 October-5 December (checklist), no. 18
  • 1967 New York
    Raymond Duchamp-Villon, New York, M. KNOEDLER & CO, 10 October-7 November 1967, no. 16, ill. p. 15 (fig. 3)
  • 1972-1973 Washington
    One Hundred and Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of the Institution, Washington, DC., SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, 1 February 1972-1973, extended loan.
  • 1974-1975 Washington
    Inaugural Exhibition, Washington, DC., Smithsonian Institution, HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, 1 October 1974-15 September 1975, no. 174, ill.