French Sculpture Census

crédits photo : ph. courtesy Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
© artiste : public domain

BARRE, Jean-Auguste
Paris 1811 - Paris 1896

Femme debout
Standing Portrait Figure

plâtre avec sa cloche d'origine

45,7 x 24,1 x 19,1
signé et daté sur le bord de la terrasse : 1837

N° d'inv. : 2000.39
Credit Line : Gift of David and Constance Yates

Portland, Oregon, Portland Art Museum


  • 2000, Gift of David and Constance Yates


  • Museum's website (accessed September 19, 2016)


  • 2015-2016 Portland
    Paradise: Fallen Fruit, Portland, Portland Art Museum, October 24, 2015-January 17, 2016 [co-curated by artist-duo Fallen Fruit, David Allen Burns and Austin Young]


Museum's website (accessed September 19, 2016):
During his long career Barre sculpted many portraits of celebrities and royalty. This figure of an unidentified lady is close in likeness to images of Princesse Marie d'Orleans, but it also bears many points of comparison to Barre's portrait of the young Queen Victoria created on the occasion of her coronation in 1837.