Artist Raymond Duchamp-Villon, French, 1876-1918
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Date 1913
Medium carved and stained oak
Dimensions Overall: 27 × 24 7/8 × 3 1/2 inches (68.6 × 63.2 × 8.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Robert H. Tannahill
Accession Number 46.226
Department European Modern Art to 1950
On View Modern N200, Level 2 (see map)
the artist, Raymond Duchamp-Villon [1876-1918];
1918, sold to John Quinn [d. 1924] (New York, New York, USA);
February 27, 1927, sold by (American Art Association, New York, New York, USA) The John Quinn Collection, lot 715.
by 1946, acquired by (Buchholz Gallery, New York, New York, USA);
Robert H. Tannahill [1893-1969] (Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, USA);
1946–present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
John Quinn, 1870–1925 [sic]: Collection of Paintings, Water Colors, Drawings & Sculpture. Huntington, 1926, p. 28.

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Origins of Modern Sculpture. Exh. cat. Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1946, pp. 4, 8.

Origins of Modern Sculpture. Exh. cat. City Art Museum of Saint Louis. Saint Louis, 1946, p. 21, no. 103.

Payne, Elizabeth H. “A Carved Relief by Duchamp-Villon.” Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts 26, no. 3 (1947): pp. 65–67 (ill.).

Page, Franklin Addison. Modern Sculpture: A Picture Book of Modern Sculpture in the Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1950, pp. 32–33 (ill.).

The Classic Tradition in Contemporary Art. Exh. cat. Walker Art Center. Minneapolis, 1953, p. 45, no. 36.

Hamilton, George Heard and William C. Agee, Raymond Duchamp-Villon, 1876–1918. Exh. cat. M. Knoedler and Company/Walker and Company. New York, 1967, pp. 72–75, cat. 20 (ill.).

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Zilczer, Judith. "Raymond Duchamp-Villon: Pioneer of Modern Sculpture." Philadelphia Museum of Art Bulletin 76, no. 330 (Autumn, 1980): pp. 3–24, p. 9.

Duchamp-Villon: Collections du Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée national d’art moderne et du Musée des beaux-arts de Rouen. Exh. cat., Editions du Centre Pompidou et Réunion des Musées nationaux, 1998, p. 147.

Zilczer, Judith. "Raymond Duchamp-Villon and the American Avant-Garde." Archive of American Art Journal 38, no. 1/2 (1998): pp. 14–27, p. 20.