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BOURDELLE, Émile-Antoine

Montauban, Tarn-et-Garonne 1861 - Le Vésinet, Yvelines 1929

Arlequin

Harlequin

c. 1925

bronze, ivory, marble

statuette

Dimensions (HxWxD): 21 x 17 x 4 58; marble column: H. 30 in.

signed: BOURAINE
inscribed: ETLING. PARIS
the underside inscribed: MADE IN FRANCE

Acc. No.: 1985.658

Credit Line: The John Axelrod Collection

© Artist:


Provenance

  • 1985, The John Axelrod Collection

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 24 February 2012 and 20 March 2012
  • 1978 Catley
    Bryan Catley, Art Deco and Other Figures, Woodbridge, Antique Collector's Club, 1978, p.56, repr.

Comment

  • Museum's Website, July 5, 2011:
    Silvered, enameled and cold-painted bronze with ivory. Dancing female harlequin atop marble arch on plinth. Bronze strip painted with various geometric forms along top of arch. Other examples of this sculpture hold glass lanterns and are wire for electricity.