Portrait Bust, Head of Agnes Meyer

Maker(s)
Artist: Charles Despiau (1874-1946)
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 39.4 x 24.2 x 28.6 cm (15 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 11 1/4 in)
Geography
France
Credit Line
Gift of Ruth Meyer Epstein
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-M-69a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Sculpture
Type

Bust

Keywords
casting, France, portrait
Provenance

To 1970
Eugene Meyer (1875-1959) and Agnes E. Meyer (1887-1970), Washington, DC, and Mt. Kisco, New York. [1]

To 1992
Ruth Meyer Epstein (1921-2007), Scarsdale, New York, gift of her parents, Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer, Washington, DC and Mt. Kisco, New York. [2]

From 1992
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Ruth Meyer Epstein, Scarsdale, New York. [3]

Notes:

[1] See Curatorial Remark 3 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer (1875-1959) and (1887-1970)
Mrs. Ruth Meyer Epstein

Collection Area(s)
European Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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