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Sculpture

Photograph by Will France
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Sculpture

Artist: Louis-Alexandre Bottee (French, 1852 - 1940)

Date: c. 1900
Medium: cast bronze with marble base
Dimensions:
34 inches (86.4 cm)
Classification: Sculptures
Inscribed: Voici ton / maitre / il l'est le fut / ou / le doit etre (on side)
Signed: Bottee / Louis (on back)
Markings: Susse F E F (on lower front); Susse Frères Editeurs Paris in circle around mark (on lower back)
Credit Line: Gift of Nelda C. Stark, 1981
Object number: 21.27.1
Accession Number: 1981.498.1
1965 Appraisal: 343
1979 York Appraisal: 496
DescriptionMable base, square shaped with clipped corners; bronze cherub sitting on waves and circular base.
Provenance: Probably W.H. Stark [1851-1936] and Miriam Lutcher Stark [Mrs. W.H. Stark, 1859-1936]; by inheritance to their son H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; by inheritance to his wife Nelda C. Stark [1909-1999]; gifted March 5, 1981 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to The W.H. Stark House
In Collection(s)
Terms
  • Cupid
  • Full-Length Figure