Paris 1821 - Paris 1894
Coq français croassant
French Cock Crowing
model c. 1860/1894, cast possibly 1890s/c. 1914
Dimensions (HxWxD): 12 x 5 5⁄16 x 11 3⁄4 in.
incised into model on front of self-base and enhanced with coldwork: CAIN
foundry cachet inset after casting at rear of self-base: Susse Frères
Acc. No.: 1980.44.6
Credit Line: Otis Norcross Fund
Photo credit: Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
- New York, Bernard Black Gallery
- 1966, 31 May, sold to Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, Upperville, Virginia (donor records, in NGA curatorial files)
- 1980, gift to the NGA
- Museum's website, 9 March 2012
- 1994 NGA Sculpture Catalogue
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994, p. 37, repro.
- 2000 Butler and Lindsay
Ruth Butler, and Suzanne Glover Lindsay, with Alison Luchs, Douglas Lewis, Cynthia J. Mills, and Jeffrey Weidman. European Sculpture of the Nineteenth Century. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 2000, p. 52-55, color repr.
- 1974 Washington
Nineteenth-Century Sculpture, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1974, unnumbered checklist