The museum is closed at 5pm, but the outside grounds will be filled with lots of outdoor Noel Night activities until 9pm. 

Head of a Young Girl, 1886

  • F. Vernon, French, 19th century


  • Overall: 1 5/8 inches (4.1 cm)

Gift of A. H. Griffith


Marked, painted on reverse, in wreath: 12.14.

Inscribed, obverse, in raised letters: REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE. Inscribed, reverse, around top: COMMUNE DES LILAS (SEINE). Inscribed, within wreath, 3 lines: Mr | Alfred FERET | A Mr. Inscribed, around bottom edge: 5 DECEMBRE 1886.

Armand Harold Griffith [1860-1930]

1912-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

F. Vernon, Head of a Young Girl, 1886, bronze. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of A. H. Griffith, 12.14.