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HÉBERT, Emile

Paris 1828 - Paris 1893

Maker: Vittoz

Méphistophélès

Mephistopheles

1855

bronze

statue

Dimensions (HxWxD): 39 12 x 12 916 x 12 58 in.

signed on the base: E. Hebert.Sdr (?)
inscribed on the base: E. Vittoz.bronzier / .Paris.

Acc. No.: 2000.121

Credit Line: Membership Art Acquisition Fund, 2000.121

Photo credit: Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University

© Artist : public domain


Provenance

  • c. 1855, acquired from the artist by the family of the consignor
  • Paris, Galerie Elstir
  • 2000, Membership Art Acquisition Fund

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, May 22, 2015
  • 1980 Fusco and Janson
    The Romantics to Rodin. French Nineteenth-Century Sculpture from North American Collections, exhibition catalogue edited by Peter Fusco & Horst W. Janson, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1980
  • 1982 Stump
    Jeanne Stump, “The Sculpture of Emile Hebert: Themes and Variations,” The Register of the Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, vol. 10 (Spring 1982), pp. 28-61
  • 2000-2001 Cantor
    Cantor Arts Center Journal, II, 2000–2001, p. 105
  • 2004-2005 Lindsay
    Suzanne Glover Lindsay, "A Modern Mephistopheles by Emile Hébert," Cantor Arts Center Journal, IV, 2004–2005, pp. 14–25