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RICHIER, Germaine

Grans, Bouches-du-Rhône 1902 - Montpellier, Hérault 1959

L’Homme Chauve-Souris

The Batman

1946-1956

goldened bronze

statue

Dimensions (HxWxD): H. 34 in.

Acc. No.: 1957.602

Credit Line: Gift of Susan Morse Hilles

Photo credit: ph. courtesy Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford


Provenance

  • 1957, New York, Martha Jackson Gallery
  • 1957, Gift of Susan Morse Hilles

Bibliography

  • 1974 McNally
    Raymond T. McNally, A Clutch of Vampires, Greenwich, CT, New York Graphic Society, repr. p. 216
  • 1974 Tufts
    Eleanor Tufts, Our Hidden Heritage (Five Centuries of women artists), New York, Padding Press, 1974, repr. p. 231, fig. 130, text on Richier p. 223-227
  • 1987 Heller
    Nancy G. Heller, Women Artists: An Illustrated History, New York, Abbeville Press, 1987, repr. color p. 137, pl. 109
  • 1990 Chadwick
    Whitney Chadwick, Women, Art, and Society, London and New York, Thames and Hudson, 1990, repr. black and white p. 289, fig. 173

Exhibitions

  • 1957 New York
    The Sculptures of Germaine Richier ("First New York One Man Show"), New York, Martha Jackson Gallery, November 27-December 27, 1957, cat. no. 3 ("unique")

    1966 Boston
    Sculpture and Painting Today - Selections from the Collection of Susan Morse Hilles, Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, October 7-November 6, 1966, cat. no. 78, repr.