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BOURDELLE, Émile-Antoine

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

Maker: Hohwiller

Tête de l'Eloquence

Head of a Figure called Eloquence

1917

bronze, 5/10

head

Dimensions (HxWxD): 19 12 x 20 x 16 in.

copyright mark, carved, on viewer's lower left side, on side of integral base, toward back, just below bust's hairline: "c" (inside circle) BY- BOURDELLE No. 5
foundry mark, carved, viewer's lower left side, on side of integral base, toward back, just below bust's neck hairline: M.H.OH WILLER.FONDEUR . PARIS
signature, stamp, on viewer's lower right side, on lower neck: triangle with "B"
signature/maker's mark, proper left side base: Initials A.B.; proper right side of base: Bourdelle No. 5 (Alevar Memorial, Beunos Aires)
inscription, on proper right rear neck; monogram under proper left ear: HOHWILLER Fondeur Paris

Acc. No.: 67.2

Credit Line: Gift of an Anonymous Donor

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

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Provenance

  • 1967, Gift of an Anonymous Donor

Bibliography

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