BESNARD, Charlotte, born DUBRAY

Paris 1854 - Paris 1931

Coré, ou Proserpine, ou Été

Cora, or Proserpine, or Summer


enameled stoneware


Dimensions (HxWxD): 28 18 x 23 58 x 14 in.

signed on front of base: Charlotte Besnard

Acc. No.: 2001.0974

Credit Line: Museum Purchase, 2001.0974

Photo credit: ph. Zimmerli Art Museum

© Artist : public domain


  • Paris, Galerie Elstir
  • 2001, Museum Purchase


  • 2005-2006 New Brunswick
    Breaking the Mold: Sculpture in Paris from Daumier to Rodin, New Brunswick, NJ, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, October 23, 2005-March 15, 2006, Catalogue edited by Phillip Dennis Cate, with essays by Phillip Dennis Cate, Édouard Papet, Anne Pingeot, Florence Quideau, pp. 95, no. 199, 98, 207

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