French Sculpture Census

artist © : public domain

BOISSEAU, André
Varzy, Nièvre 1842 - Paris 1923

Défense du Foyer
Defense of the Home

bronze

group

Credit Line : Deaccessioned by the World Museum/Art Center, Tulsa, OK, 1981

formerly Tulsa, Oklahoma, World Museum/Art Centre

Provenance

  • 1963-early 1980s, In the World Museum/Art Centre, 1400 E. Skelly Drive (I-44 at Peoria Exit), Tulsa, OK, museum created by the ministry founder T.L. Osborn and his wife, Daisy Osborn, with objects collected on their missionary travels around the world
  • 21-24 September 1981, T.L. Osborn having decided to close the Museum, he had Christie's New York come and sell the whole content
  • 2009, The building was demolished to make way for the widening of Interstate 44