French Sculpture Census

photo credit : courtesy, The Kreeger Museum, Washington D.C.
artist © : public domain

ROSSO, Medardo
Turin, Italy 1858 - Milano, Italy 1928

Gavroche, Il Birichino
Ragamuffin

c. 1882-1883
bronze

head
10 1/2 x 10 1/8 x 12

Credit Line : The Kreeger Museum

Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, The Kreeger Museum

www.kreegermuseum.org

Provenance

  • Paris, Alexis Rouart
  • London, Christie, Manson & Woods
  • 1971, Acquired from Christie, Manson & Woods, London
  • 1971-1994, David (1909-1990) and Carmen (1910-2003) Kreeger Collection, Washington
  • 1994, Opening of the Kreeger Museum, Washington

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 17 February 2016
  • 1963 Scolari Barr
    Margaret Scolari Barr, Medardo Rosso, New York, 1963, p. 15
  • 1970 Sotheby
    Catalogue for the sale November 11, 1970, Sotheby & Co., London, cat. no. 100, p. 134 (another cast)
  • 1976 Sharpe
    The Collections of Mr. and Mrs. David Lloyd Kreeger, Edited by Margy P. Sharpe, Introductions by Charles W. Millard, J. Carter Brown, Richard L. Feigen, Warren M. Robbins, Washington, 1976, p. 242-243, repr.

Exhibition

  • 1971 London
    Exhibition for the sale, London, Christie, Manson & Woods, December 3, 1971, pl. III