French Sculpture Census

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

GÉRÔME, Jean-Léon
Vesoul, Haute-Saône 1824 - Paris 1904

Femme assise
Seated Woman

c. 1890/1895
marble with original wax and polychromy

statuette
17 x 13 3/4 x 13 3/4 in.

43.2 x 34.9 x 34.9 cm

Acc. No. : 1997.1
Credit Line : Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund

Detroit, Michigan, Detroit Institute of Arts

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Provenance

  • Aimé Morot (1850-1913), Gérôme's son-in-law
  • Paris, Galerie Elstir (dealer)
  • 1997, Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund

Bibliography

  • 1906 Moreau-Vauthier
    C. Moreau-Vauthier, Gérôme, peintre et sculpteur, Paris 1906
  • 1981 Vesoul
    J.-L. Gérôme, exh.cat., Vesoul, 1981
  • 1986 Ackerman
    G. Ackerman, The Life and Work of Jean-Léon Gérôme, (New York, 1986)
  • 1994 Türr
    K. Türr, Farbe und Naturalismus in der Skulptur des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts: Sculpturae Vitam Insufflat Pictura, Mainz: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 1994
  • 1995 Collins
    J. Collins, "The Tinted Venus and Beyond: Painted Stone Sculpture from 1850-1930," in Heuman, Jackie, ed., From Marble to Chocolate. The Conservation of Modern Sculpture, London: Archetype Publications, 1995, pp. 9-14
  • 1996 Colour of Sculpture
    The Colour of Sculpture 1840-1910, exh.cat., Amsterdam: Van Gogh Museum (26 July-17 November 1996); Leeds: Henry Moore Institute (13 December 1996 - 6 April 1997)
  • 2000 Darr and Albainy
    A. Darr & T. Albainy, "Acquisitions of European sculpture and decorative arts at the Detroit Institute of Arts, 1988 - 1999," The Burlington Magazine, 142 (June 2000), p. 412, pl. XXIII (color ill)
  • 2008 Sotheby's
    Sotheby's Paris, "Tableaux et Dessins du XIX Siècle," June 25, 2008, addendum concerning lot 38, p. 16 (color ill)