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CARRIER-BELLEUSE, Albert-Ernest

Anisy-le-Château, Aisne 1824 - Sèvres, Hauts-de-Seine 1887

CHÉRET, Joseph

Paris 1838 - Paris 1894

Aiguière

Ewer

c. 1882

plaster

type: other

Dimensions (HxWxD): 25 916 x 11 716 in.

Acc. No.: 1995.8

Credit Line: H. E. Bolles Fund

© Artist:


Provenance

  • Collection of Alphonse Sandoz (1881-1920)
  • By 1995, Paris, Galerie Elstir
  • 1995, sold to the MFA

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 24 February 2012 and 20 March 2012

Comment

  • Museum's website, July 18, 2011:
    Vase shaped ewer on circular stepped base. Comprised of two registers of painted low relief, the lower is pale yellow with floral garlands and the upper depicts a figural scene painted in a peach tone. The handle is composed of a partially nude female figure reaching back towards putto.