French Sculpture Census

photo credit : Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
artist © : public domain

CHAPU, Antoine
Le Mée, Seine-et-Marne 1833 - Paris 1891

Maker: Barbedienne

Jeunesse
Youth

c. 1872-1876, cast c. 1890
gilt bronze, and griotte rouge marble

relief
bronze: 46 3/8 x 14 ; marble support: 3 5/8 x 21 1/8 x 16 1/8

Acc. No. : 2008.237
Credit Line : Museum purchase made possible by a gift from Martha Mertz, 2008.237

Stanford, California, Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University

museum.stanford.edu

Provenance

  • between 1988-1990, Dallas, Texas, purchased at an auction by Mr. and Mrs. William D. Graue
  • 2008, 21 October, New York, Christie’s, sale 2034, lot 201
  • 2008, Museum purchase made possible by a gift from Martha Mertz

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, May 22, 2015
  • 1884 Chapu
    Henri Chapu, Rapport sur la sculpture (Paris, 1884)
  • 1894 Fidière
    Octave Fidière, Chapu, Sa vie et son oeuvre (Paris: Plon, 1894)
  • 1895 Delaborde
    Henri Delaborde, Notice sur la vie et les ouvrages d'Henri Chapu (Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1895
  • 1895 Architect
    “’Youth’ at the Monument of Henri Regnault (Ecole des Beaux-Arts Paris),” Architect, vol. 53 (1895), p. 241
  • 1940 Dallin
    Cyrus Dallin, "Chapu and the Prix de Rome" (1940)
  • 2003 Kessler
    S. Kessler, “La Jeunesse de Chapu: le modèle original du musée d’Angers,” Techne 17 (2003), pp. 51-52
  • 2005 Gotlieb
    M. Gotlieb, “”Legends of the Painter Hero: Remembering Henri Regnault,” in J. Hargrove, ed., Nationalism and French Visual Culture, 1870-1914 (New Haven: Yale), p. 101-27
  • 2010 Cantor
    Cantor Arts Center Journal, Volume 6, Bernard Barryte ed. (Stanford, 2010)