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Minerva Combating Brute Force

Artist:
Isidore Pils (French, Paris 1813/15–1875 Douarnenez)
Date:
19th century
Medium:
Oil paint on paper, mounted on canvas
Dimensions:
11 5/8 x 27 in. (29.5 x 68.9 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Karen B. Cohen Gift, 1989
Accession Number:
1989.53
Not on view
This painting is a study for the decoration of the grand staircase in the Paris Opéra.
Signature: Signed lower left: 'I.PILS'
Vendor: Sandorval and Co., Inc.
Les peintures de l'Opéra de Paris, de Baudry à Chagall. Paris, 1980, p. 185.

Jacob Bean "Curatorial Reports and Departmental Accessions: Drawings." in Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1988 - June 30, 1989. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 119, New York, 1989, p. 24.



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