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Jeanne d'Arc écoutant les voix: M.3-1943

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Jeanne d'Arc écoutant les voix
Translated as: Joan of Arc listening to the voices
(Joan of Arc listening to the voices)

Maker(s)

Bastien-Lepage, Jules (Sculptor)

Description

Bronze, cast. Jeanne leans on a thin staff, held by both hands against her chest. She stands with her left leg slightly forwards and the weight of her body on her right leg. Her body is hidden in the thick folds of a long cloak. On a shallow circular bronze base, cast in one with the figure, except for a small segment of the base which is cast separately.

Notes

History note: Purchased from Barbizon Galleries, St James' Square, London.

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 13.0 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

Second half of 19th Century
Circa 1850 CE - 1884 CE

Note

The work was executed towards the end of the artist's life and one of the few sculptures undertaken by him. The plaster is in the possession of descendants of the artist. The bronze is believed to be one of twelve cast from it.

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Sculpture Depth 20.4 cm Height 33.3 cm Width 20.8 cm
Base Diameter 8.0 in

Materials used in production

Bronze

Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Bronze, cast

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: J. BASTIEN-LEPAGE
  • Type: Signature

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.3-1943
Primary reference Number: 13596
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_3_1943
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 16 March 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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