45 in. (114.3 cm)
Jean Barbet (aka Barbet de Lyon)
Alexis Rudier Foundry
(active 1902 - 1952)
Medium and Support:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Sibley Watson
Location: Not currently on view
This angel is an exact replica of Barbet’s famous original, which is now in the Frick Collection in New York City. Cast for the Memorial Art Gallery in 1926, the sculpture was part of the original decoration of the Fountain Court.
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American sculptor Janet Scudder consulted with Rudier, the Parisian foundry, on behalf of the Gallery during the making of this piece.
See "The Frick Collection" IV, pp. 46-61, and articles in "The Frick Collection" members' magazine, fall 2012, pp. 12-17, for information on the original bronze figure of which MAG's is a reproduction.
See the original at the Frick:Angel
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Rochester, NY: Gannett
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