Auguste Herbin, French, 1882 - 1960



Oil on canvas

Overall: 28 1/2 × 36 in. (72.4 × 91.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Evelyn A. and William B. Jaffe, Class of 1964H, through the Friends of Dartmouth Library



Europe, France


20th century

Object Name




Not on view


Signed, lower left, in black paint: Herbin; label, on reverse on cardboard backing: Auguste Herbin (Fr. B. Quievy, 1882; ex Chicago 1932) Composition: The Bull, painted in 1933; Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William B. Jaffe, Nov. 12, 1955; behind cardboard backing: Galerie L'Effort Moderne / Leonce Rosenberg / Editeur D'Art / 19 Rue de la Baume - Paris 8 / No 730H / Auteur Herbin / Date 1930 / Photo No

Exhibition History

Picasso, Braque, Leger and the Cubist Spirit, 1919-1939, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine, June 29-October 20, 1996.

Cubism and Its Aftershocks, Citrin Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-February 16, 2020.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 30-July 12, 2006.

A Moveable Feast: European Art Between The Wars, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, New York, May 9-August 1, 2004.

Publication History

Constance Schwartz and Franklin Hill Perrell, European Art Between the World Wars, Roslyn Harbor, New York: Nassau County Museum of Art, May 2004, 75 pp., color ill. p. 25.


Léonce Rosenberg (1879-1947), Galerie L'Effort Moderne, 19 Rue de La Baume, Paris; sold to Evelyn Annenberg Friede Jaffe Hall (1911-2005) and William B. Jaffe (1904-1972), New York, date unknown; given to present collection, 1955.

Catalogue Raisonne

Genevieve Claisse, Herbin, Catalouge Raisonne de L'oeuvre Peint, Paris: Les Editions due Grand-Pont, 1993, no. 646.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

Noticed a mistake? Have some extra information about this object? Contact Us