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Ferdinand Barbedienne

Artist:
Henri-Michel-Antoine Chapu (French, Mée-sur-Seine, Seine-et-Marne 1833–1891 Paris)
Date:
1882
Culture:
French
Medium:
Bronze, on a red marble plinth
Dimensions:
Bronze bust including self-base 6 1/4 x 4 1/2 x 3 in. (15.9 x 11.4 x 7.6 cm.); red marble plinth 6 7/8 in. x 3 1/16 x 3 1/16 in. (17.5 x 7.8 x 7.8 cm.) including a gilt metal fillet running around the bottom of the base
Classification:
Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line:
Purchase, Fletcher Fund by exchange, 2003
Accession Number:
2003.130
Not on view
Signature: Signed on back of bust: h. Chapu

Inscription: Inscribed with cartouche on self-base: A/F BARBEDIENNE /DE SON ATELIER/ DE REDUCTION/1882

Inscribed on upper rim of back: CH.C and F. BARBEDIENNE. PARIS.
[ Shepherd Gallery , New York, until 2003; sold to MMA ]
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