French Sculpture Census

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PRIEUR, Barthélémy
Berzieux, Marne 1536 - Paris 1611

Femme en costume contemporain
Woman in Contemporary Dress or Maiden

1585–1594
bronze

statuette
H. 8 1/4 (without base); weight: 4 lb

Acc. No. : 64.101.1564
Credit Line : Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964

New York, New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Provenance

  • 1954, Nicolas Landau
  • 1964, Gift of Irwin Untermyer

Bibliography

  • 1962 Hackenbroch
    Yvonne Hackenbroch, "Bronzes, other metalwork and sculpture in the Irwin Untermyer Collection", Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 1962, fig. 175, 176, plates 164, 165
  • 1967 Weihrauch
    H.R. Weihrauch, Europäische Bronzestatuetten 15.-18. Jahrhundert, Braunschweig, 1967, p. 511-512, no. 378
  • 1991 Seelig-Teuwen
    Regina Seelig-Teuwen, "Kavalier und Magd", Weltkunst, 61, no. 23 (December 1, 1991), p. 3706-3709
  • 1991 Bückling
    Maraike Bückling, Die Negervenus, Frankfurt, Liebighaus Monographie Band 14, 1991, p. 20-27
  • 1994 Vervoordt
    Axel Vervoordt, in International fine art and antique dealers show, [Maastricht?], 1994, p. 134-135
  • 1994 Berger and Krahn
    Ursel Berger and Volker Krahn, Braunschweig, Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum, Bronzen der Renaissance und des Barock, Braunschweig, 1994, p. 296-298, no. 236-237
  • 1995 Becker
    Ulrich Becker, entries in Von allen Seiten schön, Bronzen der Renaissance und des Barock: Wilhelm Bode zum 150. Geburtstag, Volker Krahn ed., Berlin, Skulpturensammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, 1995, p. 427-429

Exhibition

  • 1954 Paris
    Chefs-d'oeuvre de la curiosité du monde, Paris, musée des Arts décoratifs, 1954, no. 290
  • 1977-1978 New York
    Highlights of the Untermyer collection, New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 29 September 1977 - 21 May 1978, entry by J.D. Draper, no. 324
  • 2009 New York
    Cast in Bronze: French Sculpture from Renaissance to Revolution, New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 23 February-24 May 2009

Related Works

Other examples:
- Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum
- Braunschweig, Herzog Anton Ulrich-Museum
- Frankfurt, Liebighaus
- Paris, Bibliothèque nationale (Maiden)
- Paris, musée du Louvre
- San Marino, Huntington Collection
- 's-Gravenwezel, Belgium, Axel Vervoordt (1994)