French Sculpture Census

photo credit : photograph by: Michael Cavanagh and Kevin Montague
artist © : public domain

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

Danseuse au cerceau
The Hoop Dancer

1891
gilt bronze

statuette
9 1/4 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2
signed: J. L. Gérôme

Acc. No. : 94.85
Credit Line : Arthur R. Metz Collection; Gift of the Arthur R. Metz Foundation

Bloomington, Indiana, Eskenazi Museum of Art, Indiana University (formally Indiana University Art Museum)

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Provenance

  • Arthur R. Metz Collection
  • 1994, Gift to IU Art Museum from the Arthur R. Metz Foundation

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, May 1, 2014
  • 1986 Ackerman
    Gerald M. Ackerman, The Life and Work of Jean-Léon Gérôme: with a catalogue raisonné. London and New York: Sotheby’s Publications, 1986 (cat. no. S.21; shows another cast of this sculpture)

Exhibition

  • 2008 Naples
    Alma-Tadema e la nostalgia dell'antico, Naples, Italy, Museo Archeologico Nazionale, October 19, 2007–March 31, 2008 (cat. no. 54)
  • 2008 Bloomington
    The Grand Tour: Art and Travel, 1740-1914, Bloomington, Indiana University Art Museum, September 20-December 21, 2008