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BOURDELLE, Émile-Antoine

Montauban, Tarn-et-Garonne 1861 - Le Vésinet, Yvelines 1929

Maker: Busato

Masque de Beethoven

Mask of Beethoven

modeled c. 1905

bronze

mask

Dimensions (HxWxD): H. 11 12 in.

© BY BOURDELLE / -BUSATO -fond -PARIS

Acc. No.: formerly/autrefois 66.11.1

Credit Line: Deaccessioned by North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, 2011

Photo credit: ph. courtesy North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh

© Artist:


Provenance

  • 1966, Purchased with funds from the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation Fund
  • 2011, September 14, Deaccessioned by North Carolina Museum of Art
  • 2012, June 19, Sold at Christie's, New York, lot 36

Bibliography

  • 1966 NCMA Calendar
    "Three Major Sculptures for Blind Gallery," North Carolina Museum of Art Calendar of Events 9, no. 10 (September 1966), noted and illus. (b-w) unnumbered page
  • 1967 Gazette des Beaux-Arts
    Gazette des Beaux-Arts 64, no. 379 (February 1967), 107, illus.
  • 1967-1968? NCMA Bulletin
    "Acquisitions," North Carolina Museum of Art Bulletin 7, nos. 2 and 3 (1967/68?), mentioned 8-9, listed 71, illus. (b-w) 53, fig. 19
  • 1971 Museum News
    Museum News (October 1971), 28, illus.

Exhibitions

  • 1969 Raleigh
    Re-opening Exhibition, Raleigh, NC, North Carolina Museum of Art, Mary Duke Biddle Gallery for the Blind, November 14–December 19, 1969

    1980 Boone
    Objects from the Mary Duke Biddle Gallery for the Blind, Boone, NC, Appalachian State University, Farthing Gallery, March 20–24, 1980