French Sculpture Census

photo credit : 2012 Detroit Institute of Arts
artist © : Fair Use (Section 107, Copyright Act, 1976)

RICHIER, Germaine
Grans, Bouches-du-Rhône 1902 - Montpellier, Hérault 1959

Mante religieuse
Praying Mantis

1947
bronze

statuette
object: 24 3/8 x 6 1/4 x 15 7/8; overall with base: 31 1/4 x 6 1/2 x 15 7/8
inscribed: 4/8

Acc. No. : 77.92
Credit Line : Gift of Lydia Winston Malbin

Detroit, Michigan, Detroit Institute of Arts

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Provenance

  • Paris, Henri Creuzevault
  • 1963, Winston
  • 1977, Gift of Lydia Winston Malbin

Bibliography

  • 1977 DIA Bulletin
    DIA Bulletin, vol 56, no 4, 1977, p. 313
  • 1984 Detroit News
    "Family Art Game", DIA Advertising Supplement, Detroit News, April 29, 1984, p 24 (ill)

Exhibition

  • 1974 Detroit
    Cobra and contrasts, Detroit, DIA, Sept 25-Nov, 17, 1974, nos 63 and 64