French Sculpture Census

photo credit : ph Laure de Margerie, 17 mai 2010
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MERCIÉ, Antonin
Toulouse, Haute-Garonne 1845 - Paris 1916

Gloria Victis
[Glory to the Vanquished!]

1872
bronze

group

Dallas, Texas, Select Salon, 3526 Cedar Springs

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Musée d'Orsay website, February 5, 2013:
The big bronze (H. 86 5/8 in.) was commissioned by the City of Paris and cast by Thiébaut Frères from a plaster modeled at the Villa Medici in Rome in 1872. It is now at the Musée du Petit Palais in Paris.
Life-size bronzes are found in Agen, Bordeaux, Châlons-sur-Marne, Cholet, Niort, Copenhague.
A bronze edition (seven different sizes) was made by the founder Barbedienne.