French Sculpture Census

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

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

Le petit cheval
Small horse

c. 1914, cast c. 1953-1954
bronze on wood base

statuette
12 X 8 1/4 X 6 1/2; on wood base: 2 3/4 x 7 1/8 x 5 3/8

Acc. No. : 66.1468
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, Galerie Louis Carre]
  • Paris, Galerie Claude Bernard
  • New York, Rose Fried Gallery
  • 1962, 5 December, New York, Parke-Bernet Galleries sale, lot. 21
  • 5 December 1962-17 May 1966, New York, Joseph H. Hirshhorn
  • 1966, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 2010
  • 1997 Richard
    PAUL RICHARD, "Apocalyptic Horse", Washington Post, 12 August 1997, section Style, p. D1, D8

Exhibition

  • Museum's website, 2010
  • New York
    [New York (label), ROSE FRIED GALLERY]
  • 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. 138, ill. p.67
  • 1990 Ames
    From Husbandry to Science: A Highly Significant Facet of Livestock Heritage, Ames, IA, Iowa State University, BRUNNIER GALLERY AND MUSEUM, 25 July-25 October 1990, ill. 88, p. 44