Artist Pierre-Jules Mêne, French, 1810-1879
  • French Pointer
  • Chien Braque Seul (alternate title)
Date 1863
Medium Wax over wire armature on wax-covered wooden base
Dimensions Overall: 7 7/16 × 12 1/8 × 5 3/8 inches (18.9 × 30.8 × 13.7 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase with funds from the Edsel B. Ford II Fund, Mr. Wendell W. Anderson, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph H. Booth II, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley R. Day, Mr. Robert B. Evans, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph L. Hudson, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur H. Mack, Mr. and Mrs. Dean E. Richardson, Mr. and Mrs. W. Warren Shelden, and Mr. and Mrs. Roger B. Smith
Accession Number 1996.1
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View Era of Revolution S331, Level 3 (see map)
Signed Signed and dated, on base: P. J. Mene 1863
private collection (near Senlis, France);
purchased by (David Yates, New York, New York, USA);
1996-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Lami, S. Dictionaire des Sculpteurs de l'Ecole Française vol. 3, Paris 1919, p. 429.