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Napoleon's Retreat from Russia

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Napoleon's Retreat from Russia

Artist: Antonio Vanetti (Italian, 1881 - 1962)

Medium: cast bronze with white marble base
Dimensions:
16 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches (42.5 x 21.6 cm)
Classification: Sculptures
Credit Line: Gift of Nelda C. Stark, 1981
Object number: 21.19.1
1965 Appraisal: 334
1979 York Appraisal: 502
Accession Number: 1981.500
DescriptionBronze horse and standing male figure on rectanglular white marble base.
Provenance: Purchased July 17, 1915, by Miriam Lutcher Stark [Mrs. W.H. Stark, 1859-1936] [1]; W.H. Stark [1851-1936] and Miriam Lutcher Stark [Mrs. W.H. Stark, 1859-1936][2]; 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 | 1. Receipt is attached as media record | 2. See 1921 American Appraisal Company Appraisal of Fursnishings of the Residence of W.H. Stark Orange, TX. Page 14 entry 11.
Exhibitions:
  • Collecting Conversations
In Collection(s)
Terms
  • Men
  • Horse
  • Full-Length Figure
  • Napoleonic Wars (1803 - 1815)