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Jean Alexandre Joseph Falguière, French, 1831 - 1900

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about 1882

Bronze

Overall: 18 3/4 × 7 3/4 × 7 1/2 in. (47.6 × 19.7 × 19.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Jane and W. David Dance, Class of 1940

S.986.52

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

19th century

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Sculpture

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, on top of base: A. Falguiere; Foundry mark: THIEBAUT FRERES/ FONDEURS/ PARIS [in circular cachet on top of base)

Course History

WRIT 5, On Poor Taste, William Boyer, Winter 2015

Exhibition History

The Romantics to Rodin, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1980, no. 130.

Representing Myth: The Classical Tradition in Western Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 11-August 17, 1995.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 3, 1999 - January 14, 2008.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 16, 1992-June 10, 1995.

Emulating Antiquity: Nineteenth-century European Sculpture, Engles Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-February 16, 2020.

Aspects of Sculpture: the Paul Magriel Collection, Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, New York, July 28-September 15, 1985, Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, Massachusetts, September 22-October 27, 1985, Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, November 7-December 15, 1985, Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, Pennsylvania, December 21, 1985-February 16, 1986, no. 58.

Publication History

Peter Fusco and H. W. Janson, THe Romantics to Rodin, French Nineteenth-Century Sculpture from North American Collections, Los Angeles County Museum of Art in association with George Braziller, Inc., 1980, no. 130.

John T. Spike, Aspects of Sculpture: the Paul Magriel Collection, Florence, Italy: Artigraf, 1985, p. 69, no. 58.

Provenance

James Holderbaum (1920-2011), date unknown; Paul Magriel (1906-1990), date unknown; Jane (1922-2007) and W. David Dance (1917-2012), date unknown; given to present collection, 1986.

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