French Sculpture Census

crédits photo : Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
© artiste : public domain

BARTHOLDI, Frédéric-Auguste
Colmar, Haut-Rhin 1834 - Paris 1904

Allégorie de l'Afrique
Allegory of Africa

conçu vers 1863-1865, fondu à une date inconnue
bronze

statuette
31.8 x 50.6 x 16.8
inscription dans la fonte, sur le dessus de la base, le long du bord près de la jambe gauche : A BARTHOLDI

N° d'inv. : 1991.84.1
Credit Line : Gift of the 50th Anniversary Gift Committee

Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, The National Gallery of Art

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Historique

  • Brigadier James Orme M. Ashton, O.B.E. [1908-1989], Welston Court, Milton, Tenby, pays de Galles, Grande-Bretagne
  • by 1990, Londres, Thomas Agnew & Sons
  • 1991, 15 février, acheté par la NGA, don du Comité pour le 50e anniversaire

Bibliographie

  • Museum's website, 9 March 2012
  • 1992 NGA Annual Report
    National Gallery of Art. 1991 Annual Report. Washington, D.C., 1991: 16, repro. 17
  • 1992 Agnew's
    Agnew's 1982-1992. Exh. cat. Thomas Agnew & Sons, Ltd., London, 1992: 192, pl. 174
  • 1994 NGA Sculpture Catalogue
    Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 24, repro.
  • 2000 Butler and Lindsay
    Ruth Butler, and Suzanne Glover Lindsay, with Alison Luchs, Douglas Lewis, Cynthia J. Mills, and Jeffrey Weidman. European Sculpture of the Nineteenth Century. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 2000, p. 4-7, color repr.

Exposition

  • 1991 Washington
    Art for the Nation: Gifts in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1991, supplement to catalogue, color repro.