French Sculpture Census

photo credit : The Art Institute of Chicago
artist © : public domain

LÉONARD, Agathon, VAN WEYDEWELDT, Léonard Agathon dit,
Lille, Nord 1841 - Paris 1923

Maker: Susse

La Cothurne
Tragic Pose from Le Jeu d'écharpe

modeled 1895, cast 1900
ivory, gilt bronze

statuette
H. 14 5/8
signed A. Leonard together with foundry stamp [Susse] on bottom rear

Acc. No. : 1986.244
Credit Line : Estate of Mathilde H. Wiley, 1986.244

Chicago, Illinois, The Art Institute of Chicago

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Provenance

  • before 1986, Chicago, Estate of Andrew and Mathilde H. Wiley
  • 1986, given to the Art Institute

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, September 20, 2013
  • 1974 Koos
    Judith Koós, “A Golden Bronze and its Model,” Acta Historiae Artium 20, 2 (1974), pp. 90-94 (ill.).
  • 1986-1987 AIC Report
    Art Institute of Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago Annual Report 1986–87, pp. 60-61. fig. 26.
  • 1992 Cadet
    Pierre Cadet, Susse Frères, 150 Years of Sculpture (Paris: Susse Frères, 1992), pp. 64, 195.
  • 2003 Böstge and Héran
    Ingelore Böstge and Emmanuelle Héran, Agathon Léonard: Le geste Art nouveau (Paris: Somogy editions d’art, 2003), pp. 66-67 (ill.), no. 44.