Tag: bronze

Étude d’Honoré de Balzac (1891-1892)

Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917) Étude d’Honoré de Balzac (Study of Honoré de Balzac) 1891–1892 Bronze, 52.7 x 39.4 x 32.4 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland In 1891 Rodin was commissioned to create a monument honoring the celebrated French writer Honoré de…

Helmet Head (1952)

Moore, Henry (1898-1986) Helmet Head 1952 Bronze, 16.5 x 10.2 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland British sculptor Henry Moore is known for his abstract bronze sculptures that evoke the human form. This small bronze sculpture is one of many “helmet…

Coin de chasteté (1954)

Duchamp, Marcel (1887-1968) Coin de chasteté (Wedge of Chastity) 1954, cast 1963 Bronze and plastic, 63 x 87 × 42 cm Tate Britain, London In the 1950s Duchamp created a series of four small-scale ‘erotic objects’: Not a Shoe (1950, Jedermann Collection),…

Objet-Dard (1951)

Duchamp, Marcel (1887-1968) Objet-Dard (Dart Object) 1951, cast 1962 Bronze, 78 x 197 × 90 cm Tate Britain, London In the 1950s Duchamp created a series of four small-scale ‘erotic objects’: Not a Shoe (1950, Jedermann Collection), Female Fig Leaf (1961…

Feuille de vigne femelle (1950)

Duchamp, Marcel (1887-1968) Feuille de vigne femelle (Female Fig Leaf) 1950, cast 1961 Bronze, 90 x 137 × 125 cm Tate Britain, London In the 1950s Duchamp created a series of four small-scale ‘erotic objects’: Not a Shoe (1950, Jedermann Collection),…

Maquette for Oval with Points (1968)

Moore, Henry (1898-1986) Maquette for Oval with Points 1968 Bronze, 13.5 × 11.5 × 5.4 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Moore, a British sculptor known for abstract, biomorphic public artworks that recall natural forms, was commissioned by Princeton to make the…

Oval with Points (1969-1970)

Moore, Henry (1898-1986) Oval with Points 1969–1970 Bronze, c.335 x 265.4 x 133.3 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton One of the most photographed sculptures on campus, Oval with Points has an amorphous shape that counters the formalism of Princeton’s architecture. Henry…

La Laveuse (1917)

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) La Laveuse (Washerwoman) 1917 Bronze, 122.6 x 54.6 x 127 cm Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo Renoir conceived Washerwoman as one of a pair of figures. The other, never completed, would have been a blacksmith. The figures were…

Tête de Victor Hugo (c.1883)

Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917) Tête de Victor Hugo (Head of Victor Hugo) c.1883 Bronze, 32 x 20 cm National Museum Wales, Cardiff See also: • Hugo, Victor (1802-1885)