French Sculpture Census

photo credit : Photography by Erik Gould, courtesy of the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence
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HÉBERT, Emile
Paris 1828 - Paris 1893

Et Toujours ! Et Jamais !
And Always! And Never!

1859
terracotta

group
9 1/8 x 3 1/2 x 4
signed on bottom of tombstone: EMILE HEBERT
inscribed on tombstone: ET TOUJOURS ! ET JAMAIS !

Acc. No. : 74.034
Credit Line : Walter H. Kimball Fund

Providence, Rhode Island, Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art

www.risd.edu

Provenance

  • 1974, Walter H. Kimball Fund

Bibliography

  • 1991 Rosenfeld
    European Painting and Sculpture, ca. 1770-1937, in the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Edited by Daniel Rosenfeld, Providence, Rhode Island, 1991, p. 261, S 39, ill.

Related Works

Plaster exhibited at the Paris Salon of 1859, no. 3296, lengthly commented by Baudelaire in his review of the Salon.
Bronze exhibited at the Paris Salon of 1863, no. 2406 (could be the bronze in Lawrence, Kansas).
Terracotta, three molds, and "all rights of reproduction" sold at the Hébert Estate sale of October 5, 1893.