Gloria Victis! (Glory to the Vanquished)

Marius Jean Antonin Mercie, French, 1845 - 1916

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after 1874, cast after 1879

Bronze

Overall: 42 5/16 x 25 3/16 x 18 7/8 in. (107.5 x 64 x 48 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through a gift from Jane and W. David Dance, Class of 1940

S.999.5.2

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

19th century

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Sculpture

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in metal, on ground beneath raised figure: A. MERCIE; inscribed, in metal, across front of base: GLORIA VICTUS; inscribed, on base, beneath drapery: F. BARBEDIENNE, Fondeur. Stamped, on base, beneath winged figure's extended foot: [Man's profile, facing right] encircled, from lower left to top to lower right: REDUCTION MECANIQUE; beneath man's profile A. COLLAS / [illeg.]

Course History

FREN 8, Exploring French Culture and Language, Annabelle Cone, Winter 2015

FREN 8, Exploring French Culture and Language, Annabelle Cone, Fall 2014

FREN 8, Exploring French Culture and Language, Annabelle Cone, Spring 2014

WRIT 5, Poor Taste, William Boyer, Winter 2014

ARTH 51, Realism, Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Katie Hornstein, Fall 2012

ARTH 51, Realism, Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Katie Hornstein, Fall 2012

Exhibition History

The Beauty of the Bronze: Selections from the Hood Museum of Art, Gene Y. Kim Class of 1985 Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 13, 2012-March 18, 2014.

A Space for Dialogue 34, Images of War, Christina Duncan Evans, Class of 1954 Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 24-December 3, 2006.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, August 24, 2002-September 21, 2003.

Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, August 26, 1999-May 1, 2000.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, June 8-August 15, 1999.

Publication History

T. Barton Thurber, European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, pp. 92-93, ill. pp. 92/93, no. 43.

Provenance

Steve Newman, Stamford, Connecticut; sold to present collection, 1999.

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