VIRION, Charles

Ajaccio, Corse-du-Sud 1865 - Montigny-sur-Loing, Seine-et-Marne 1946

Maker: Patrouilleau, R.

Eléphant courant

Running Elephant

c. 1890-1900

bronze and ivory


Dimensions (HxWxD): 17 x 9 116 x 29 18 in.

signed on base behind figure: R. Patrouilleau-Editeur

Acc. No.: 94.77

Credit Line: Arthur R. Metz Collection; Gift of the Arthur R. Metz Foundation

Photo credit: photograph by: Michael Cavanagh and Kevin Montague

© Artist:


  • 1945, purchased by Arthur R. Metz from Grant's Art Galleries, Chicago
  • 1945?1994, Arthur R. Metz Collection
  • 1994, Gift of the Arthur R. Metz Foundation to Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington


  • Museum's website, May 1, 2014