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CARRIER-BELLEUSE, Albert-Ernest

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

La Source

The Source

1864

terracotta

statuette

Dimensions (HxWxD): 18 14 x 21 12 x 11 in.

Acc. No.: 1964.318

Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Leopold Blumka, 1964.318

Photo credit: ph. Art Institute of Chicago

© Artist:


Provenance

  • 1887, December 19?23, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, the artist's estate sale, lot 108, sold
  • by 1939, Vienna, Oscar Bondy [according to copy of inventory, reproduced in Lillie 2003, p. 224]
  • 1939, confiscated by the Nazis for Hitler's projected museum at Linz [see source cited above]
  • 1946, restituted to Oscar Bondy's widow, Elizabeth Bondy, New York [according to Lillie 2003, p. 244; see also restitution receipt, April 25, 1946, Ardelia Hall Records, RG 260, Box 286, copy in curatorial file]
  • before 1964, New York, Victoria and Leopold Blumka
  • 1964, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Leopold Blumka

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, September 6, 2013
  • 1970 Lami
    Stanislas Lami, Dictionaire des sculpteurs de l’école française au dix-neuvième siècle 2, reprint (Nendeln, Liechtenstein, 1970), pp. 283–84
  • 1977 Hargrove
    June Ellen Hargrove, The Life and Work of Albert Ernest Carrier-Belleuse (New York: Garland Publishing, 1977), pp. xiii, 188–89, no. 148
  • 2003 Lillie
    Sophie Lillie, Was einmal war: Handbuch der enteigneten Kunstsammlung Wiens (Vienna: Czernin Verlag, 2003), p. 224

Exhibitions

  • 1983 Chicago
    European Terracotta Sculpture from the Permanent Collection, Art Institute of Chicago, 27 July – 13 October 1983 [no cat.]