French Sculpture Census

photo credit : ph. Zimmerli Art Museum
artist © : public domain

FRATIN, Christophe
Metz, Moselle 1801 - Le Raincy, Seine-Saint-Denis 1864

Lion attaquant un gavial
Lion Attacking a Gavial

c. 1850
bronze

group
10 5/8 x 18 1/8 x 9 1/4
signed on top of base: FRATIN

Acc. No. : 2002.0101
Credit Line : Museum Purchase, 2002.0101

New Brunswick, New Jersey, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Provenance

  • Paris, Galerie Jacques Fischer
  • 2002, Museum Purchase

Bibliography

  • 2004 Reardon
    Andrea M. Reardon, Zimmerli Journal, Fall 2004, p. 18 fig. 2

Exhibition

  • 2005-2006 New Brunswick
    Breaking the Mold: Sculpture in Paris from Daumier to Rodin, New Brunswick, NJ, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, October 23, 2005-March 15, 2006, Catalogue edited by Phillip Dennis Cate, with essays by Phillip Dennis Cate, Édouard Papet, Anne Pingeot, Florence Quideau, p. 157 no. 324, 221