Artist Constantin Émile Meunier, Belgian, 1831-1905
Title
  • Profil d'ouvrier
Date 1895
Medium bronze
Dimensions Overall: 13 15/16 × 11 13/16 × 1 3/16 inches, 7.4 pounds (35.4 × 30 × 3 cm, 3.4 kg)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Howard Young Fund
Accession Number 80.107
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Signed Signed, in bronze, at base of figure's neck, lower right: C. Meunier
Inscriptions Inscribed, dated, upper left: 1895
(Fischer-Kiener Gallery, Paris, France);
1980-present, purchased by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Western European Bronzes of the Nineteenth Century: A Survey. Shepherd Gallery. New York, 1973, no. 79 (ill.).

Alhadeff, A. "Meunier and Minne: subterranean visions and the blue summits of the soul," Bulletin of the DIA 65, no. 1 (1989): pp. 23-35, (ill.).

The Influence of Paris: European and American Sculpture 1830-1930. Detroit: Detroit Institute of Arts, 1981, cat. no. 13, p. 19, (ill.).