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Plaquette - Le Nid (The Nest)
  • Le Nid (The Nest)
    Daniel Dupuis, Jean-Baptiste, born 1849 - died 1899
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Le Nid (The Nest)

  • Object:

    Plaquette

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1899 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Daniel Dupuis, Jean-Baptiste, born 1849 - died 1899 (sculptor)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Museum number:

    A.22-1914

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This plaquette in bronze was made by Daniel Jean-Baptiste Dupuis in about 1899. The obverse depicts a naked girl looking at a nest and is signed 'DANIEL DUPUIS' and inscribed 'LE NID'(the nest). The reverse depicts a naked child sitting on a branch playing with a bird and is also signed 'DANIEL DUPUIS.'

Physical description

Obv., a naked girl looking at a nest; moulded border. Signed "DANIEL DUPUIS"; below on a cartouche, "LE NID." Rev., a naked child sitting on a branch of a tree and playing with a bird; moulded border. Signed "DANIEL DUPUIS."

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1899 (made)

Artist/maker

Daniel Dupuis, Jean-Baptiste, born 1849 - died 1899 (sculptor)

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Marks and inscriptions

"DANIEL DUPUIS", "LE NID"
obv.

"DANIEL DUPUIS"
rev.

Dimensions

Height: 66 mm, Width: 37 mm

Descriptive line

Le Nid (the nest), bronze, by Jean-Baptiste Daniel Dupuis, French, 19th century, 1899.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

[Sales Catalogue] Ancient British and World Coins Tokens, Historic Medals and Banknotes. Dix Noonan Webb, 3 April 1998. lot. 504.

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

Child; Branches (tree); Bird; Nest; Girl

Categories

Coins & Medals

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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