French Sculpture Census

photo credit : The Cleveland Museum of Art
artist © : public domain

FRATIN, Christophe
Metz, Moselle 1801 - Le Raincy, Seine-Saint-Denis 1864

Lion debout
Standing Lion

c. 1837
bronze, lost wax casting

statuette
12 3/16 x 22 5/16 x 7
signed near clump of foliage beneath lion: Fratin

Acc. No. : 1980.260
Credit Line : Bequest of Noah L. Butkin

Cleveland, Ohio, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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Provenance

  • Cleveland, Noah L. Butkin
  • 1980, Bequest of Noah L. Butkin

Bibliography

  • Museum's website (accessed May 22, 2017)
  • 1981 Cleveland
    CMA 1981: "Year in Review 1980," Bulletin, LXVIII (June 1981), p. 212, cat. no. 51

Exhibition

  • 1986 Cleveland
    Animals as Romantic Icons in French Art, Cleveland Museum of Art, April 8-July 27, 1986, no cat.