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 coq
The rooster

1916, cast 1919
painted bronze

medallion
17 1/2 x 14 1/2 x 3; weight: 15.5 lb

Acc. No. : 77.74
Credit Line : Museum Purchase, 1977

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

www.hirshhorn.si.edu

Provenance

  • July-August 1919, New York, John Quinn
  • 1919-1949, New York, Walt Kuhn
  • From 1949, New York, Vera Kuhn
  • To June 1977, Cape Neddick, Maine, Brenda Kuhn
  • 1977, Museum Purchase

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 2009
  • 1919 Quinn
    JOHN QUINN, Art Ledger I, 1919, p. 270 (Thomas Conroy Collection, San Mateo, California)
  • Quinn
    JOHN QUINN, Loans of Works of Art, p. 6 (Thomas Conroy Collection, San Mateo, California)
  • 1978 Unsigned
    Unsigned, Gazette Des Beaux-Arts, Per. 6, 91/1310, 120 anne, March 1978, ill. 260, p. 58
  • 1980 Zilczer
    JUDITH ZILCZER, "Raymond Duchamp-Villon: Pioneer of Modern Sculpture", Bulletin 76/330, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Fall 1980, p. 20, fig. 31
  • 1983 Zilczer
    JUDITH ZILCZEr, "In the Face of War: The Last Works of Raymond Duchamp-Villon", Art Bulletin 65/1, March 1983, p. 140, fig. 4
  • 1983 Exhibit
    (Exhibit 116, Magazine of Art, May/June 1983, ill.)
  • 1983 Allen
    JANE ADDAMS ALLEN, "Hirshhorn purchases: Bargains on display", Washington Times, 16 September 1983
  • 1989 Silver
    KENNETH E SILVER, Esprit de Corps: The Art of the Parisian Avant -Garde and the First World War, 1914-1925, New Jersey, Princeton Univerisity Press, 1989, fig. 24, p. 44, p. 41
  • See file for further info

Exhibition

  • Museum's website, 2010
  • 1978 Washington
    "The Noble Buyer: John Quinn, Patron of the Avant-Garde", Washington, DC., Smithsonian Institution, HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, 15 June-4 September 1978, no. 21, ill. frontpiece (color), ill. p. 92
  • 1981 Philadelphia
    Raymond Duchamp-Villon: Special Exhibition, PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART, 26 October 1980-4 January 1981, fig. 31
  • 1986 Washington
    Relief Sculpture: Selections from the Museum's Collection, Washington, DC., Smithsonian Institution, HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN 26 January-13 April 1986, no. 18, checklist
  • Berlin
    Die Letzten Tage der Menschheit Bilder des Ersten Weltkrieges, Organized by London, BARBICAN ART GALLERY, Berlin DEUTSCHES HISTORICHES MUSEUM
  • 1994 Berlin/London
    Berlin, ALTES MUSEUM, 4 June-28 August 1994; BARBICAN ART GALLERY, London, 29 September-11 December 1994,Checklist, II/85, p. 496, ill, p. 497
  • 2009 Madrid
    1914! The Avant-Garde and the War, Madrid, MUSEO THYSSEN-BORNEMISZA, 7 October 2008-11 January 2009, no. 38, color ill. p. 123

Related Works

in the same museum: same subject (verso: Winter Landscape), oil on wood panel, 82.148.A-B