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Victor Hugo

Artist:
After Pierre Jean David d'Angers (French, Angers 1788–1856 Paris)
Founder:
Cast by Ferdinand Barbedienne (French, St-Martin-de-Fresnay 1810–1892 Paris)
Date:
late 19th century
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Overall: 8 1/4 × 4 1/2 × 4 1/4 in. (21 × 11.4 × 10.8 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph G. Reinis, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.108.3
Not on view
Inscription: Incised on front of base: VICTOR HUGO.

Stamped letters around a male head in profile: REDUCTION MECANIQUE COLLAS BREVETE.

Marking: On back: F. BARBEDIENNE. FONDEUR.

Inventory numbers in ink underneath: 2/16763 and WJb. 2-2-17
Joseph G. Reinis (until 2005; to MMA)
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