French Sculpture Census

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ARTUS, Charles
Etretat, Seine-Maritime 1897 - ? 1978

Troupial
Troupial

vers 1932
bronze

statuette
H. 20,3

N° d'inv. : 32.98
Credit Line : Purchase, Edward C. Moore Jr. Gift, 1932

New York, New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

www.metmuseum.org

Historique

  • 1932, acheté par le Metropolitan à la Galerie
  • Edgar Brandt

Bibliographie

  • Museum's website, 12 april 2012

Commentaire



Museum's website, August 29, 2012:
The animalier Charles Artus first exhibited this model at the Société des Artistes Décorateurs in 1932, which suggests his openness to the decorative value of his work. The troupial is a species of oriole native to Central and
South America.