French Sculpture Census

photo credit : 2012 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
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DUCHAMP-VILLON, Raymond
Damville, Eure 1876 - Cannes, Alpes-Maritimes 1918

Le cheval
Horse

1914, cast 1954-1963
bronze

statuette
17 1/4 x 15 1/4 x 11 3/4

Acc. No. : 66.1469
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

  • ca. 1954-1963, Paris, Galerie Louis Carré
  • To 24 December 1964, New York, E. V. Thaw & Co.
  • 24 December 1964-17 May 1966, New York, Joseph H. Hirshhorn
  • 1966, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 2010
  • 1963 Michelson
    ANNETTE MICHELSON, "Swiss Sculptors at the Rodin Museum: Duchamp-Villon at the Louis Carre Galerie", Art International 7/7, 25 September 1963, p. 93, ill.
  • 1967 Hamilton
    GEORGE HEARD HAMILTON, Raymond-Duchamp-Villon, New York, Walker 1967, p. 23
  • 1974 Lerner
    ABRAM LERNER et al., Selected Paintings and Sculptures from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, New York, Harry N. Abrams, 1974, p. no. 40
  • 1974 Merillat
    HERBERT CHRISTIAN MERILLAT, Modern Sculpture: The New Old Masters, New York, Dodd, Mead & Co., 1974, no. 54, p. 148, ill. p. 46
  • 1976 Robbins
    DANIEL ROBBINS, ed., Jacques Villon (exhibition catalogue), Cambridge, MA, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, 1976, p. 77, fig. 58a
  • 1978 Linn
    PHYLLIS LINN, "Finally Freeing Form", Classic 3, August/September 1978, colorpl. p. 81
  • 1981 Selz
    PETER SELZ, Art in Our Times: A Pictorial History 1890-1980, New York, Harcout Brace Janovich and Harry N. Abrams, 1981), fig. 461, p. 190
  • 1989 Zilczer
    JUDITH ZILCZER, "The Casting History of Duchamp-Villon's Horse", Art Bulletin 71/1, March 1989, p. 156
  • 1997
    "The Collection in Context: Raymond Duchamp-Villon's the Horse", Metro Herald, 23 May 1997, p. 21. ill.
  • 1997 Richard
    PAUL RICHARD, "Apocalyptic Horse", Washington Post, 12 August 1997, section Style, p. D1, D8, ill.
  • 1999 Verderame
    LORI VERDERAME, An American Sculptor: Seymour Lipton, University Park, Pennsylvania, Palmer Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University, 1999, p. 36, ill.
  • See file for further info

Exhibition

  • Museum's website, 2010
  • 1963 Paris
    Duchamp-Villon, Paris, GALERIE LOUIS CARRE, 7 June-20 July 1963, no. 12, ill. p. 35
  • 1967 Hanover
    Sculpture in Our Century: Selections from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection, Hanover, NH, Dartmouth College, HOPKINS ART CENTER, 25 May-9 July 1967, no. 15
  • 1974-1975 Washington
    Inaugural Exhibition, Washington, DC., Smithsonian Institution, HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, 1 October 1974-15 September 1975
  • 2009 Madrid
    1914! The Avant-Garde and the War, Madrid, MUSEO THYSSEN-BORNEMISZA, 7 October 2008-11 January 2009, no. 30, ill. p. 107