French Sculpture Census

© artiste : public domain

BOURDELLE, Émile-Antoine
Montauban, Tarn-et-Garonne 1861 - Le Vésinet, Yvelines 1929

Arlequin
Harlequin

vers 1925
bronze, ivoire, marbre

statuette
53,3 x 43,2 x 11,7 ; colonne de marbre : H. 76,2
signé : BOURAINE
inscrit : ETLING. PARIS
en dessous : MADE IN FRANCE

N° d'inv. : 1985.658
Credit Line : The John Axelrod Collection

Boston, Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts

www.mfa.org

Historique

  • 1985, The John Axelrod Collection

Bibliographie

  • Museum's website, 24 February 2012 and 20 March 2012
  • 1978 Catley
    Bryan Catley, Art Deco and Other Figures, Woodbridge, Antique Collector's Club, 1978, p.56, repr.

Commentaire



Museum's Website, July 5, 2011:
Silvered, enameled and cold-painted bronze with ivory. Dancing female harlequin atop marble arch on plinth. Bronze strip painted with various geometric forms along top of arch. Other examples of this sculpture hold glass lanterns and are wire for electricity.