French Sculpture Census

photo credit : 2012 Detroit Institute of Arts
artist © : public domain

FALGUIÈRE, Alexandre
Toulouse, Haute-Garonne 1831 - Paris 1900

Maker: Hébrard, A.A.

Allégorie de la Défense
Allegory of Defense

c. 1879
bronze

statuette
15 1/4 x 8 3/4 x 10 7/8 in. (38.7 x 22.2 x 27.6 cm)
foundry mark on lower backside: CIRE / PERDUE / A. HEBRARD

Acc. No. : 1990.382
Credit Line : Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Coleman Mopper in memory of Dr. Frederick J. Cummings

Detroit, Michigan, Detroit Institute of Arts

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Provenance

  • Coleman Mopper, Huntigton Woods, Michigan
  • 1990, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Coleman Mopper in memory of Dr. Frederick J. Cummings

Bibliography

  • 1980 Fusco and Janson
    Fusco, P. and Janson, H.W. The Romantics to Rodin. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, March-May 1980, pp. 257-58 (not the Detroit Institute of Arts cast, but an identical cast owned by Fred and Meg Lichts, Princeton, New Jersey)