French Sculpture Census

crédits photo : Brooklyn Museum photograph, Creative Commons-BY
© artiste : public domain

MACMONNIES, Frederick William
Brooklyn, NY, États-Unis 1863 - New York, NY, États-Unis 1937

Bacchante
Bacchante

1894
marbre

statue
219,7 x 78,7 x 85,7
signature curcive incisée dans la partie supérieure du socle, côté gauche : F. Mac-Monnies

N° d'inv. : 06.33
Credit Line : Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund

New York, New York, Brooklyn Museum

www.brooklynmuseum.org

Historique

  • 1906, fonds commémoratif Ella C. Woodward

Bibliographie

  • Museum's website (June 24, 2016)

Exposition

  • 1979 New York
    The American Renaissance: 1876-1917, New York, Brooklyn Museum, October 13, 1979-December 30, 1979.

Commentaire



Museum's website, June 24, 2016
“Nude Art in Museum Stirs Taxpayers.” “Shocked by Nude Art in Brooklyn.” These 1914 headlines were sparked by the debate surrounding Frederick William MacMonnies’s Bacchante, considered by some viewers to be “vulgar” and “immoral.” American audiences were scandalized by both the young woman’s nudity and her seeming intoxication (a bacchante was a female follower of Bacchus, the Roman god of wine).