Metz, Moselle 1801 - Le Raincy, Seine-Saint-Denis 1864
Vache mugissant au-dessus d'une clôture
Cow Lowing over a Fence
model c. 1845/1864, cast possibly by 1865
Dimensions (HxWxD): overall: 9 15⁄16 x 15 15⁄16 x 2 3⁄8; framed: 11 x 17 5⁄16 x 2 3⁄8 in.
upper left reverse, by cold-work: n 2
[an inscription to its right has been obliterated by cold-work]
Acc. No.: 1983.65.1
Credit Line: Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon
Photo credit: Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
- Private collection
- by November 1962, London, Mallett at Bourdon House Limited
- 1964, sold to Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, Upperville, Virginia
- 1983, gift to the NGA
- Museum's website, 28 March 2012
- 1994 NGA Sculpture Catalogue
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994, p. 91, repro.
- 2000 Butler and Lindsay
Ruth Butler, and Suzanne Glover Lindsay, with Alison Luchs, Douglas Lewis, Cynthia J. Mills, and Jeffrey Weidman. European Sculpture of the Nineteenth Century. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 2000, p. 230-233, color repr.
- 1962 London
The "Animaliers": French Animal Sculpture of the 19th Century, London, Mallett at Bourdon House Limited, 1962, no. 45