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FALGUIÈRE, Alexandre

Toulouse, Haute-Garonne 1831 - Paris 1900

Identification of sitter by Laurent Falguière, great-grand-son of the sculptor, March 2019.

Léonide Leblanc (1842-1894), actrice et courtisane

Léonide Leblanc (1842-1894), actress and courtesan

white marble

bust

Dimensions (HxWxD): 24 34 x 17 x 8 78 in.

Acc. No.: 43-34

Credit Line: Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust

Photo credit: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City

© Artist:


Provenance

  • Information given by Laurent Falguière, December 2019:
  • (Brummer Gallery Archives, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, record P15096, "Sidonie Leblond")
  • 1938, October 14, New York, Brummer Gallery, "Arr." (arrived?), BR 320/1
  • 1943, December 13, New York, Brummer Gallery, Sold to Nelson Gallery, $2,649 (pencil annotation: Sold to Nelson Gallery, Nov. 15/43, $50000 In a lot) (?)
  • Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, May 2014

Exhibitions

  • 1883 Paris
    Exposition triennale nationale, Paris, 1883