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BARRE, Jean-Auguste

Paris 1811 - Paris 1896

Femme debout

Standing Portrait Figure

1837

plaster with original glass bell jar

group

Dimensions (HxWxD): 18 x 9 12 x 7 12 in.

signed and dated on edge of terrace: 1837

Acc. No.: 2000.39

Credit Line: Gift of David and Constance Yates

Photo credit: ph. courtesy Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

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Provenance

  • 2000, Gift of David and Constance Yates

Bibliography

  • Museum's website (accessed September 19, 2016)

Exhibitions

  • 2015-2016 Portland
    Paradise: Fallen Fruit, Portland, Portland Art Museum, October 24, 2015-January 17, 2016 [co-curated by artist-duo Fallen Fruit, David Allen Burns and Austin Young]

Comment

  • Museum's website (accessed September 19, 2016):
    During his long career Barre sculpted many portraits of celebrities and royalty. This figure of an unidentified lady is close in likeness to images of Princesse Marie d'Orleans, but it also bears many points of comparison to Barre's portrait of the young Queen Victoria created on the occasion of her coronation in 1837.