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BERNARD, Émile

Lille, Nord 1868 - Paris 1941

Porteuses d'eau sur les bords du Nil

Water Carriers on the Banks of the Nile

1894

African mahogany relief with partial polychromy

relief

Dimensions (HxWxD): 20 x 18 12 x 1 in.

Acc. No.: 2004.74

Credit Line: Museum Purchase, European Sculpture and Decorative Arts General Fund, J. de Grimme Memorial Endowment Fund, and funds from Mr. & Mrs. Richard Brodie, Ruth Rattner, Jacqueline Eckhous, Robert Welchli and Lillian & Nathan Shaye; gift of Anna Thomson Dodge by exchange

Photo credit: 2012 Detroit Institute of Arts

© Artist : public domain


Provenance

  • 1894, Executed in Cairo, Egypt
  • 2004, Museum Purchase, European Sculpture and Decorative Arts General Fund, J. de Grimme Memorial Endowment Fund, and funds from Mr. & Mrs. Richard Brodie, Ruth Rattner, Jacqueline Eckhous, Robert Welchli and Lillian & Nathan Shaye; gift of Anna Thomson Dodge by exchange

Bibliography

  • 2007 Darr and Gallagher
    A.P. Darr & B. Gallagher, "Recent acquisitions (2000-2006) of European sculpture and decorative arts at The Detroit Institute of Arts," The Burlington Magazine, 149, June 2007, p. 454, pl. XIX (ill)