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PRÉAULT, Auguste

Paris 1809 - Paris 1879

Jules-Robert Auguste

Portrait medallion: Jules-Robert Auguste

1860

painted plaster

medallion

Dimensions (HxWxD): 19 78 x 20 x 4 14 in.

Acc. No.: 81.253

Credit Line: Museum Purchase, 1981

Photo credit: 2012 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

© Artist:


Provenance

  • France, Private Collection
  • By the 1920s - at least 1976, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, Maurice Perret-Carnot
  • Paris dealer
  • [South of France, Private Collection]
  • To 1981, London, Heim Gallery
  • 1981, Museum Purchase

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 2010
  • 1989 Rosenthal
    Donald Rosenthal, "A Portrait of 'Monsieur August' by Préault", Extrait de la Gazette des Beaux-Arts, November 1989, fig. 2, p. 203

Exhibitions

  • Museum's website, 2010

    1863 Paris
    Société nationale des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1863

    1951 Paris
    Victor Hugo et les artistes romantiques, Paris, Maison de Victor Hugo, 1951, no. 478 (coll. Maurice Perret-Carnot)

    1997-1998 Paris/Blois/Amsterdam
    Auguste Préault Retrospective, Paris, MUSEE D'ORSAY, 17 February-18 May 1997; Blois, MUSEE DES BEAUX-ARTS DE BLOIS, 20 June-8 September 1997; Amsterdam, VAN GOGH MUSEUM, 17 October-11 January 1998, ill. 27, p. 64, ill. 191 (cat. 127), p. 206