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BOURDELLE, Émile-Antoine

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

Maker: Susse

Masque de Beethoven

Mask of Beethoven

1905 model, posthumous cast

bronze

mask

Dimensions (HxWxD): 18 x 12 x 10 34 in.

foundry's mark: Susse. Fondeur. Paris
no. 4

Acc. No.: 78.78

Credit Line: Mr. and Mrs. Julius E. Davis

Photo credit: ph. courtesy Minneapolis Institute of Art

© Artist:


Provenance

  • Private collection
  • Zurich, Kunsthaus
  • Winnipeg, Canada, Mr. and Mrs. Pery Genser collection
  • 1961, New York, Charles E. Slatkin Galleries
  • 1978, Mr. and Mrs. Julius E. Davis

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, October 13, 2015
  • 1965 Jianou, Dufet
    Ionel Jianou, Michel Dufet, Bourdelle, Paris, Arted, 1965, ill. 19

Exhibitions

  • 1961-1962 Ottawa/New York/Toledo/St Louis/Santa Barbara/San Diego/San Francisco/Cincinnati
    Antoine Bourdelle, 1861-1929, Ottawa, National Gallery of Canada, October 5-29, 1961; New York, Slatkin Galleries, November 13-December 16, 1961; Toledo Art Museum, January 5-February 8, 1962; St Louis City Art Museum, February 20-April 1, 1961; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, April 20-May 27, 1962; San Diego Art Museum, June 6-July 15, 1962; San Francisco, Palace of the Legion of Honor, August 1-September 8, 1962; Cincinnati Art Museum, October 5-November 1962