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BARRIAS, Louis-Ernest

Paris 1841 - Paris 1905

Maker: Susse

Renommée

Fame

c. 1902

ivory and silvered bronze with turquoise and gilt bronze decoration on a base of fluorite (green and purple mineral)

statuette

Dimensions (HxWxD): figure: 29 12 x 19 x 21 in. 74.9 x 48.3 x 53.3 cm base: 4 14 x 6 34 x 6 34 in. 10.8 x 17.1 x 17.1 cm

inscribed: at rear of spherical base: SUSSE FRERES FONDEURS/ crossed hammer, tongs and calipers.

Acc. No.: 1986.49

Credit Line: Founders Society Purchase, Henry Ford II Fund

Photo credit: 2012 Detroit Institute of Arts

© Artist : public domain


Provenance

  • by 1972, New York, Michael Hall Fine Arts (dealer)
  • by 1980, New York, David Daniels
  • New York, Shepherd Associates Gallery (dealer)
  • 1986, Founders Society Purchase, Henry Ford II Fund

Exhibitions

  • 1980 Minneapolis
    Sculpture from the David Daniels Collection, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1980, no. 42 (cover ill)

    1985 New York
    Nineteenth Century French and Western European Sculpture in Bronze and Other Media, New York, Shepherd Gallery Associates, 1985, no. 82 (ill)