French Sculpture Census

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MERCIÉ, Antonin
Toulouse, Haute-Garonne 1845 - Paris 1916

Maker: Barbedienne

Gloria Victis
Gloria Victis

c. 1873

41 1/2 x 26 x 18 1/2
signed on base: A. Mercié
foundry's name on the base: F. BARBEDIENNE. Fondeur. / PARIS.

Acc. No. : 1959.512
Credit Line : Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Seymour Oppenheimer in memory of Ida R. Oppenheimer

Chicago, Illinois, The Art Institute of Chicago


  • 1959, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Seymour Oppenheimer in memory of Ida R. Oppenheimer


  • Museum's website, 4 December 2011
  • 1966 Butler Mirolli
    Ruth Butler Mirolli, The Early Work of Rodin and Its Background, doctoral dissertation, New York University, 1966, pp. 196–97, pl. 126
  • 1970 Lami
    Stanislas Lami, Dictionaire des sculpteurs de l’école française au dix-neuvième siècle 3, reprint Nendeln, Liechtenstein: Kraus, 1970, p. 431
  • 1980 Fusco and Janson
    The Romantics to Rodin: French Nineteenth-Century Sculpture from North American Collections, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, New York: George Braziller, 1980, pp. 304–05, no. 167
  • 2000 Butler and Lindsay
    Ruth Butler and Suzanne Glover Lindsay, European Sculpture of the Nineteenth Century, Washington, National Gallery of Art / Oxford University Press, 2000, pp. 292–297


  • 1990 Richmond
    Mercié in Context: The French Academic Tradition in American Sculpture, Richmond, Virginia, Marsh Gallery, 10 October-7 November 1990