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BOURDELLE, Émile-Antoine

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

Beethoven aux cheveux abondants (Etude pour la troisième sculpture de)

Beethoven with abundant Hair (Study for the third sculpture of)

1889, cast in 1966

bronze

head

Dimensions (HxWxD): 18 58 x 20 18 x 13 in.

Acc. No.: 86.546

Credit Line: The Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981

Photo credit: 2012 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

© Artist:


Provenance

  • 9 August 1967, France, Gallery in Antibes [Saint-Georges, Beaulieu-sur-Mer?]
  • By 1968-31August 1981, New York and Washington, DC, Joseph H. Hirshhorn,
  • 1981-1986, Estate of Joseph H. Hirshhorn
  • 1981, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest

Bibliography

  • Museum's website
  • 1975 Jianou and Dufet
    Ionel Jianou and Michel Dufet, Bourdelle, trans. Kathleen Muston and Bryan Richardson, Paris, Arted, 2nd edition, 1975, p. 71, no. 72