attributed to:

GUÉRIN, Gilles

Paris 1611 - Paris 1678

Formerly considered to be from South German origin

Guerrier avec barbe et casque à plumet (regarde vers sa droite)

Bust of a Bearded Warrior with Plumed Helmet (looks to his right)

painted terracotta


Dimensions (HxWxD): 34 x 22 12 x 16 in.

Acc. No.: 68.S04

Credit Line: Horace P. Wright Collection

Photo credit: ph. Laure de Margerie, 26 juin 2019

© Artist : public domain


  • 1966, Geneva, antique dealer Martinet who attributed the busts to Guérin
  • 1967, Munich, dealer Julius Böhler
  • 1968, Los Angeles, Loewi-Robertson, Inc.
  • 1968, Acquired by the Springfield Museum of Fine Arts, Horace P. Wright Collection


  • 1969 Robinson
    Frederick B. Robinson, "Two 17th Century Warriors of Terra Cotta", SMFA Bulletin, Vol. 35, No. 4, April-May 1969
  • 1979 Handbook
    Museum of Fine Arts. The American and European Collections, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1979, p. 150-151 no. 274, repr.