Double Inkwell with Bull, c. 1870

  • Jean-Baptiste-Auguste Clésinger, French, 1814-1883

Bronze, glass

  • Framed: Overall: 11 1/4 × 18 5/8 × 8 1/16 inches (28.6 × 47.3 × 20.4 cm)

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Coleman Mopper

1992.224

Department

European Modern Art to 1950

  • Bronze
  • Glass

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

J. CLESINGER, engraved on the plinth

Foundry stamp at edge of plinth by bull

Along adjoining side edges of plinth by foundry stamp: "MARMYHAC"; "4 RUE DE LA PAIX"

Provenance

Dr. and Mrs. Coleman Mopper (Huntington Woods, Michigan, USA); 1922-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Jean-Baptiste-Auguste Clésinger, Double Inkwell with Bull, c. 1870, bronze, glass. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Coleman Mopper, 1992.224.