French Sculpture Census

photo credit : ph. Art Institute of Chicago
artist © : public domain

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

Maker: Barbedienne

Anacréon avec Bacchus et Cupidon enfants
Anacreon with Infants Bacchus and Cupid

1893 cast from a c. 1878 model
bronze

group
28 1/2 x 17 1/4 x 11 1/4

Acc. No. : 1893.287
Credit Line : Gift of G. Leblanc-Barbedienne

Chicago, Illinois, The Art Institute of Chicago

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Provenance

  • 1893, Gift of Gustave Leblanc-Barbedienne, who came to Chicago to "fight against fake bronzes"

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, September 11, 2013

Exhibition

  • 1893 Chicago
    World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, May 1-October 30, 1893