French Sculpture Census

photo credit : Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, The University of Oklahoma, Norman
artist © : public domain

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

Maker: Barbedienne

David
David

c. 1874
bronze

statuette
27 1/2 x 16 x 8
number inscribed inside the base: 20
inscribed at the rear of the base: F. BARBEDiENNE FONDEUR
stamped: REDUCTION MECANIQUE A. Collas

Acc. No. : 1969.071
Credit Line : Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, The University of Oklahoma, Norman; Gift of the Woolaroc Museum, Bartlesville, Oklahoma, 1969

Norman, Oklahoma, Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art

http://www.ou.edu/content/fjjma.html

Provenance

  • Likely acquired originally by Frank Phillips (1873-1950), oil industrialist, founder of Phillips Petroleum, marketed as Phillips 66, or by his family
  • Bartlesville, OK, Woolaroc Museum
  • 1969, Gift of the Woolaroc Museum, Bartlesville, OK