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BARRIAS, Louis-Ernest

Paris 1841 - Paris 1905

Maker: Susse

La Nature se dévoilant devant la Science

Nature Unveiling Herself Before Science

c. 1899

bronze with various patinations, some areas silvered or gilded before patination

statuette

Dimensions (HxWxD): 23 x 9 116 x 6 18 in.

Signed at the proper left edge of the base, in script with an underscore line: E. Barrias
cold stamp of the foundry inscribed at the inside edge of a circle, at the proper right edge of the base with a stamped “P” to the right of the circle: SUSSE FRERES EDITEURS·PARIS·

Acc. No.: 1974.413

Credit Line: Edwin E. Jack Fund

Photo credit: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

© Artist : public domain


Provenance

  • 1974, 12 June, sold by Michael Hall Fine Arts, New York, to the MFA, Edwin E. Jack Fund

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 15 March 2012 and 20 March 2012