French Sculpture Census

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BARRIAS, Louis-Ernest
Paris 1841 - Paris 1905

Maker: Susse

Renommée
Fame

c. 1902
ivory and silvered bronze with turquoise and gilt bronze decoration on a base of fluorite (green and purple mineral)

statuette
figure: 29 1/2 x 19 x 21 in.

74.9 x 48.3 x 53.3 cm

base: 4 1/4 x 6 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.

10.8 x 17.1 x 17.1 cm
inscribed: at rear of spherical base: SUSSE FRERES FONDEURS/ crossed hammer, tongs and calipers.

Acc. No. : 1986.49
Credit Line : Founders Society Purchase, Henry Ford II Fund

Detroit, Michigan, Detroit Institute of Arts

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Provenance

  • by 1972, New York, Michael Hall Fine Arts (dealer)
  • by 1980, New York, David Daniels
  • New York, Shepherd Associates Gallery (dealer)
  • 1986, Founders Society Purchase, Henry Ford II Fund

Bibliography


Exhibition

  • 1980 Minneapolis
    Sculpture from the David Daniels Collection, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1980, no. 42 (cover ill)
  • 1985 New York
    Nineteenth Century French and Western European Sculpture in Bronze and Other Media, New York, Shepherd Gallery Associates, 1985, no. 82 (ill)