Nazi Era Provenance List
Sculptures, Page 1 of 5

 

Artist unknown
Italy, Central
Madonna and Child 16th century
Terracotta and polychrome
27.9 x 19.1 cm
1941.295
Subject type: Religious
Provenance: Mortimer C. Leventritt, San Francisco; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1941

  Jean Baptiste Defernex
France (1729–1783)
Seated Female Figure 18th century
Terracotta and polychrome
111.8 cm (he
ight)
1941.304.1
Subject type: Genre, portrait
Provenance: Mortimer C. Leventritt, San Francisco; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1941
  Jean Baptiste Defernex
France (17291783)
Seated Male Figure 18th century
Terracotta and polychrome
111.8 cm (height)
1941.304.2
Subject type: Genre, portrait
Provenance: Mortimer C. Leventritt, San Francisco; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1941
 

Louis Ernest Barrias
France (1841–1905)
Nature Unveiling Herself Before Science c. 1899
Gilt bronze, polychromed marble, and lapis lazuli
73.7 x 34.3 x 20.3 cm
1950.19
Subject type: Allegory
Signature/Inscriptions: "E. Barrias" on marble pedestal; on edge of gown by left foot "FRANCE"
Provenance: L.A. Kimpton; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1950
Exhibition history: Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 213 Europe & USA 19th C., 8 November 2006–present

 

Artist unknown
Reliquary Bust, inscribed as Saint “Emergencia Isola” early 17th century
57.2 x 38.1 x 27.9 cm
1950.32
Subject type: Religious
Signature/Inscriptions: "Emergencia Isola"
Provenance: Arthur Wiesenberger, Pound Ridge, NY; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1950
Exhibition history: Spanish Polychrome Sculpture 1500-1800 in United States Collections, The Spanish Institute, New York, NY, Nov. 4, 1993–Jan. 4, 1994; Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, Jan 28–June 26, 1994; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, April 2– June 26, 1994
Bibliography: Stratton, Suzanne L., Spanish Polychrome Sculpture 1500-1800 in United States Collections, p. 158, repr.

<image not available>   Artist unknown
Reliquary Bust, inscribed as Saint “Juliana Izola” early 17th century
57.2 x 38.1 x 27.9 cm
1950.33
Subject type: Religious
Signature/Inscriptions: "Juliana Izola"
Provenance: Arthur Wiesenberger, Pound Ridge, NY; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1950
Exhibition history: Spanish Polychrome Sculpture 1500-1800 in United States Collections, The Spanish Institute, New York, NY, Nov. 4, 1993–Jan. 4, 1994;; Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, Jan 28–June 26, 1994; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, April 2– June 26, 1994
Bibliography: Stratton, Suzanne L., Spanish Polychrome Sculpture 1500-1800 in United States Collections, p. 158, repr.; Gothic to Baroque, exhibition catalogue, Allentown Art Museum, Oct. 30–Dec. 31, 1960, p. 44, repr.
  Antoine-Louis Barye
France (1796–1875)
Lion 1846
Bronze
26.7 x 33 x 15.2 cm
1952.512
Subject type: Animal
Signature/Inscriptions: "Barye" on right rear; "F. Barbedienne Fondeur on left rear
Provenance: Dr. and Mrs. Snedden; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1952
  Artist unknown
Germany
Madonna and Child
Wood, gilt and polychrome
94 cm
1954.16
Subject type: Religious
Provenance: Betty D. Sirigo; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1954
  Artist unknown
probably Germany
Woman's Head
Copper and gilt
1954.17
Subject type: Religious, portrait
Provenance: Betty D. Sirigo; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1954
  Chana Orloff
Israel (1888–1968)
Portrait 1921
Bronze
53.4 x 21.6 x 20.3 (with base); 34.3 x 21.6 x 20.3 (without base)
1954.252
Subject type: Portrait
Signature/Inscriptions: “Chana Orloff/ 1921” on verso neck
Provenance: Mrs. Louis Sloss, San Francisco; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1954
Bibliography: H. Gamzu, et. al., Chana Orloff (Brescia: Shakespeare & Co., 1980), p. 153
<image not available>   Copy after MIchelozzo di Bartolomeo
Italy, Florence (1396–1472)
Madonna and Child 15th century
Stucco
65 x 52 cm
1956.65
Subject type: Religious
Provenance: George M. Millard (dealer), Pasadena, CA; Mr. and Mrs. Ralph C. Lee, San Francisco; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1956
  Artist unknown
Mary (Black Madonna) 16th century
Wood
53.3 x 17.8 x 10.2 cm
1956.67
Subject type: Religious
Provenance: Mr. and Mrs. Ralph C. Lee, San Francisco; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1956
  Artist unknown
Italy, Tuscany
Pair of Angel Candelabra 15th century
Gilt wood
53.3 x 39.4 x 12.7 cm
1956.68.a-b
Subject type: Religious
Provenance: Mr. and Mrs. Ralph C. Lee, San Francisco; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1956
 

Artist unknown
Virgin of Montserrat 15th century
Wood
57.2 x 45.7 cm
1956.69
Subject type: Religious
Provenance: Mr. and Mrs. Ralph C. Lee, San Francisco; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1956

  Artist unknown
Spain
Altarpiece 17th century
Polychrome wood
1956.71.a-b
Subject type: Religious
Exhibition history: Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 206 Europe 15th-18th C., 8 February 2008
Provenance: Mr. and Mrs. Ralph C. Lee, San Francisco; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1956
  Artist unknown
Seated Virgin and Child 18th century
Wood, polychrome and gilding
66 x 27.9 x 22.9 cm
1956.72
Subject type: Religious
Provenance: Mr. and Mrs. Ralph C. Lee, San Francisco; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1956
  Artist unknown
Spain
Stone Capital from Cordova 1521
Limestone
1956.74
Subject type: Architectural element
  Artist unknown
Saint Joachim and the Virgin 18th century
Wood, polychrome, and metal
1956.76
Subject type: Religious
Provenance: Mr. and Mrs. Ralph C. Lee, San Francisco; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1956
 

School of Antonio Rossellino
Italy (1427–1479)
Madonna and Child 15th century
Stucco
78 x 50 cm
1956.77
Provenance: Mr. and Mrs. Ralph C. Lee, San Francisco; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1956
Other information: previously attributed to Antonio Rossellino

<image not available>   Artist unknown
Italy (Byzantine provincial style)
Crucifix 16th century
81.3 cm
1956.293
Subject type: Religious
Provenance: Mortimer C. Leventritt, San Francisco; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1956
<image not available>   School of Buggiano (Andrea di Lazzaro Cavalcanti)
Italy, Florence
Madonna and Child 1412–1462
Stucco relief
60 x 55 cm. (relief panel only)
1957.8
Subject type: Religious
Provenance: George M. Millard (dealer), Pasadena, CA; Mr. and Mrs. Ralph C. Lee, San Francisco; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1957
Other information: previously attributed to Lucca della Robbia (London, 1929)
  Copy after Benedetto da Maiano
Italy (1442–1497)
Madonna and Child 15th century
Stucco
1957.9
Subject type: Religious
Provenance: George M. Millard (dealer), Pasadena, CA; Mr. and Mrs. Ralph C. Lee, San Francisco; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1957
<image not available>   Artist unknown
Italy
Pair of Figures, St. John and Mary
14th century
Wood
48.3 cm
1957.24.a-b
Subject type: Religious
Provenance: Mr. and Mrs. Ralph C. Lee, San Francisco; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1957
<image not available>   Artist unknown
Spain
Pair of Figures, St. John and Mary
16th century
Wood and pigment
61 cm
1957.25.a-b
Subject type: Religious
Provenance: Mr. & Mrs. Benjamin Follett; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1957
  Artist unknown
Probably Portugal
Male Saint (Bernardo de Hoyos?)
late 16th century
Wood
50.8 cm
1957.26
Subject type: Religious
Provenance: Mr. & Mrs. Benjamin Follett; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1957
Bibliography: Gothic to Baroque, exhibition catalogue, Allentown Art Museum, Oct. 30–Dec. 31, 1960, p. 43, repr.


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