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The Great Warrior of Montauban - Washington, DC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 38° 53.351 W 077° 01.341
18S E 324600 N 4306423
Quick Description: A muscular male nude, symbolizing those who fought in the Franco-Prussian War of 1870, stands with his left arm extended and his right hand holding a sword over his head.
Location: District of Columbia, United States
Date Posted: 8/7/2010 3:49:01 AM
Waymark Code: WM9DPF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 6

Long Description:
Antoine Bourdelle was born in France during 1861. He picked up instruction as a wood carver/cabinet maker, then drawing and sculpture. His formal training was at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. His works appear to be mainly human memorial monuments, such as this piece.
TITLE: The Great Warrior of Montauban

ARTIST(S): Emile-Antoine Bourdelle

DATE: 1898-1900. Cast 1956.

MEDIUM: Bronze

CONTROL NUMBER: Bronze

Direct Link to the Individual Listing in the Smithsonian Art Inventory: [Web Link]

PHYSICAL LOCATION:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Independence Avenue at 8th Street, S.W. Washington, District of Columbia 20560


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