French Sculpture Census

crédits photo : 2012 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
© artiste : public domain

BONHEUR, Isidore-Jules
Bordeaux, Gironde 1827 - Paris 1901

Lion attaquant un gavial
Lion attacking a gavial crocodile

1860
terre cuite

groupe
37,2 x 34,0 x 31,9 ; sur base dont H. 9,3 ; poids : 18,37 kg

N° d'inv. : 79.238
Credit Line : Museum Purchase, 1979

Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution

www.hirshhorn.si.edu

Historique

  • marché de l'art parisien
  • jusqu'en juillet 1979, Bruton, Angleterre, Somerset,à la Bruton Gallery
  • 1979, achat du musée

Bibliographie

  • Museum's website
  • 1981 Ashton and Brown
    Dore Ashton and Denise Hare Brown, Rosa Bonheur: A Life and A Legend, New York, Viking Press, 1981, p. 100, ill.

Exposition

  • Museum's website, 2010
  • 1979 Bruton
    French Sculpture: An Anthology of French Sculpture with Drawings and Related Material, 1775-1945, Bruton, Somerset, Bruton Gallery, 7 April-26 May 1979, ill. p. 38
  • 1983 Washington
    Purchases by the Hirshhorn Museum, 1974-1983, Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Institution, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 15 September-14 November 1983