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GÉRÔME, Jean-Léon

Vesoul, Haute-Saône 1824 - Paris 1904

Maker: Siot-Decauville

L'Aigle blessé de Waterloo

Eagle expiring, Monument for Waterloo

cast after 1902, modeled c. 1900

gilt bronze

statuette

Dimensions (HxWxD): 27 x 28 in.

on back of base: Siot-Decauville Fondeur Paris / 28K

Acc. No.: 1990.580

Credit Line: George F. Harding Collection

Photo credit: ph. Art Institute of Chicago

© Artist:


Provenance

  • by 1939, Chicago, George F. Harding, Jr. (d. 1939)
  • 1939, bequeathed to the George F. Harding Museum, Chicago
  • 1982, transferred to the Art Institute
  • 1990, accessioned by the Art Institute

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 18 November 2011
  • 1981 Vesoul
    Musée de Vesoul, Gérôme: Jean-Léon Gérôme, 1824-1904, peintre, sculpteur et graveur: ses oeuvres conserves dans les collections françaises publiques et privées, exh. cat. (La Ville de Vesoul, 1981), no. 198, p. 155
  • 1986 Ackerman
    Gerald M. Ackerman, The Life and Work of Jean-Léon Gérôme, with a Catalogue Raisonné (Sotheby’s, 1986), p. 328, cat. S.58
  • 2000 Ackerman
    Gerald M. Ackerman, Jean-Léon Gérôme: Monographie revisée, Catalogue raisonné mis à jour (Paris: ACR Edition Internationale, 2000), no.S58, p. 400