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BONHEUR, Isidore-Jules

Bordeaux, Gironde 1827 - Paris 1901

Jockey sur un cheval

Jockey on a Horse

c. 1877

bronze, on black marble base

equestrian statue(tte)

Dimensions (HxWxD): H. 32 12; base: 3 14 x 27 516 x 10 516 in.

signed by rear hoof: I. BONHEUR

Acc. No.: 64.248

Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Vincent Astor, 1964

Photo credit: www.metmuseum.org, May 13, 2011

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Provenance

  • 1964, Gift of Mrs. Vincent Astor

Bibliography

  • 1975 Cooper
    Jeremy Cooper, Nineteenth Century Romantic Bronzes, London, 1975, no. 151

Comment

  • The horse, which belonged to Mr. William Astor, was called Ferncliff and was foaled in 1877.