Nazi Era Provenance List
Sculptures, Page 5 of 5

  Medardo Rosso
Italy (1858–1928)
Gavroche 1882
Bronze
30.5 x 17.8 x 27.9 cm
1992.171
Subject type: Portrait
Provenance: B. Gerald Cantor, Beverly Hills, CA, purchased and exported from France, 1978; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1992
Exhibition history: Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 213 Europe & USA 19th C., 8 Nov. 8, 2006–present
<image not available>   Jules Desbois
France (1851–1935)
The Kiss 1896
Bronze
14.6 x 20.3 x 10.2 cm
1992.172
Subject type: Allegory
Provenance: Gallerie Artina, Paris; B. Gerald Cantor, Beverly Hills, CA, by 1981; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1992
Exhibition history: Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 213 Europe & USA 19th C., 8 November 2006–present
  Jean-Paul Aubé
France (1837–1916)
Dante 1879
Bronze
81.3 x 33 x 33 cm
1992.173
Subject type: Literature, portrait
Provenance: Harris Kennedy, Worcester, MA; B. Gerald Cantor, Beverly Hills, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1992
Exhibition history: Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 213 Europe & USA 19th C., 8 Nov. 8, 2006–present
  Artist unknown
France
Mounted Warrior late 19th century
Bronze and ivory
42.5 x 34.2 cm
1996.55
Subject type: Genre, military
Signature/Inscriptions: “A. Barye” on base
Labels/Marks: "F. Goldscheider, Paris and Vienna"
Other information: This bronze does not appear in the recent literature on Barye, i.e. G. F. Benge, Antoine-Louis Barye (Penn. State U. Press, University Park, 1984); S. Pivar, The Barye Bronzes (Antique Collectors’ Club: Baron, 1974)
  Auguste Rodin
France (18401917)
Avarice and Lust 1881–1884
Plaster
21.6 x 52.1 x 41.9 cm
1998.350
Subject type: Allegory
Provenance: Heim Gallery, London; Iris and B. Gerald Cantor, Beverly HIlls, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1998
Exhibition history: Cantor Arts Center Gallery 128 Rodin, Feb. 6, 2009– present
  Auguste Rodin
France (18401917)
Study for Left Hand of Eustache de St. Pierre c. 1886
Bronze
27.9 x 14 x 14.6 cm
1998.359
Subject type:
Signature/Inscriptions: "A. Rodin" on top of forearm, near base
Provenance: Feingarten Galleries, Los Angeles, 1975; Iris & B. Gerald Cantor, Beverly HIlls, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1998
Exhibition history: Rodin Bronzes in the Round, San Jose Museum of Art, June, 1991–April, 1993; The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin: Selections from the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Collections and the Stanford University Museum of Art,Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine, June 29–October 9, 1994; The World of Rodin, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR, Nov. 17, 1994–Jan. 15, 1995; The Passion of Rodin: Sculpture from the B. Gerald Cantor Collection,Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN, Feb. 1995–May, 1996; Rodin: Sculpture from the B. Gerald Cantor Collection, organized by Cantor Collections, work returned to Cantor Arts Center on Sept. 30, 1998; Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 128 Rodin, Jan. 21, 1999–Aug. 7, 2008; Inside Rodin's Hands: Art, Technology, and Surgery, Cantor Arts Center, April 9–Aug. 3, 2014
Bibliography: A. Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin (Editions de la Reunion des Musees Nationaux, Paris, 2007), vol. 1, p. 231
  Auguste Rodin
France (18401917)
The Hero c. 1896
Bronze
41.6 x 16.5 x 12.1 cm
1998.363
Subject type: Allegory
Signature/Inscriptions: "A. Rodin" at rear of base, behind proper left foot; "Alexis Rudier / Fondeur Paris" rear of base, behind proper right foot
Labels/Marks: "A. Rodin", "L.54.901", "15537", "RO4", handwritten on several pieces of tape on interior; "#5 / MIA 54" in ink with blue sticker overlaid with the number "287" in interior; Feingarten Gallery, Los Angeles, sticker identifying as "Pygmalion and Galatea" in interior
Provenance: Feingarten Gallery, Los Angeles; Iris & B. Gerald Cantor, Beverly Hills, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1998
Exhibition history: Mutual Admiration: The Circle of Eugene Carriere, Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 210 Gibbons, 8 Aug. 8–Dec. 1, 2007
Bibliography: A. Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin (Editions de la Reunion des Musees Nationaux, Paris, 2007), vol. 1, p. 275, fig. 2, repr., fn. 2
  Auguste Rodin
France (18401917)
Seated Nude Bather c. 1890
Bronze
21.6 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm
1998.365
Subject type: Nude, genre
Signature/Inscriptions: "Rodin" on top left of base; "cire c. Valsuani perdue" on reverse, bottom of base
Provenance: Galerie Alain Lesieure, Paris; Iris & B. Gerald Cantor, Beverly Hills, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1998
Exhibition history: Rodin Bronzes in the Round, San Jose Museum of Art, June 1991–April 1993; Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 127 Rodin, Feb. 4, 2009–present
  Marius Durst
France (1832–1912)
Portrait of a Man (Self-Portrait?) 1856
Plaster
46 x 36.8 cm. (oval)
2001.25
Subject type: Portrait
Signature/Inscriptions: "1856 M Durst" beneath neck
Provenance: David & Constance Yates (dealer), New York City; given to Cantor Arts Center, 2001
Exhibition history: Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 213 Europe & USA 19th C., 8 November 2006–present
 

Paul-Edouard Delabrierre
France (1829–1912)
Lion 19th century
Bronze
28.3 x 43.5 x 16.8 cm
2001.107
Subject type: Animal
Signature/Inscriptions: “E. Delabrierre” on base, near left rear leg

Labels/Marks: "E.V. 642" on lower edge of base, below right front paw
Provenance: Robert C. Weeks and Cyril L. Weeks; inherited by Nancy Weeks, 2000; given to Cantor Arts Center, 2001
Exhibition history: Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 213 Europe & USA 19th C., May 15, 2002–March 14, 2005

  Jean Coulon
France (1853–1923)
Celestial Hebe c. 1886
Marble
H. 96 cm. (marble); 212 cm. (with base)
2001.155
Subject type: Mythology
Signature/Inscriptions: "Coulon"
Labels/Marks: "Eugne. Bagus / Comon No 954 RK / No Colo [...] pour Heb / No. 1" on label on top section #8 of marble base
Provenance: Sig. Peppi Moreno, Spain and England; sold to private collection, UK, c. 1988; sale, Sotheby’s, London, November 2, 2001, lot 114; Robert Bowman Ltd. (dealer), London; purchased by Cantor Arts Center, 2001
Exhibition history: Question, Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 142 Pigott, July 14, 2004–Jan. 2, 2005; Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 213 Europe & USA 19th C., March 14, 2005– , July 27, 2009–present
Bibliography: Cantor Arts Center Journal, II, 2000–2001, p. 105 repr.
<image not available>   Artist unknown
Spain
Saint John 15th century
Wood
107.5 cm (height)
2003.42
Subject type: Religious
Provenance: Virginia and Ernst Esberg, Greenbrae, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 2003
  Henri-Michel-Antoine Chapu
France (1833–1891)
Youth (Jeunesse) c. 1872–1876
Bronze, gilt, and griotte rouge marble
117.8 x 35.6 cm. (bronze); 9.2 x 53.7 x 41 cm. (marble support)
2008.237
Subject type: Allegory
Signature/Inscriptions: “h. Chapu” on top of bronze base; "F. Barbedienne Fondeur” on base
Provenance: Mr. and Mrs. William D. Graue, Texas (purchased at an auction in Dallas between 1988–90); Christie’s, New York, Oct. 21, 2008, sale 2034, lot 201; purchased by Cantor Arts Center, 2008
Exhibition history: Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 213 Europe & USA 19th C., May 12, 2009–present
Bibliography: Cantor Arts Center Journal, vol. 6, Bernard Barryte, ed. (Stanford, 2010), Table of Contents, repr.
  Artist unknown
Oval Compote with Sea Creatures and Standing Venus 19th–20th century
Ivory
29.7 x 16.8 x 5.8 cm
2009.113.a-b
Subject type: Mythology
Labels/Marks: silver marks inside lid and on base:" A"; "N"; "GN/R". Inside the lid is a sticker with the numbers "L119"; on the base are 2 stickers, one with the number "41", the other with the number "13".
Provenance: Private collection, Miami, FL; Iris and Paul Brest, Stanford, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 2009
  Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux
France (1827–1875)
Maquette for Ugolino and his Sons
c. 1858
Bronze
53.3 x 35 x 37 cm
2010.83
Subject type: History
Signature/Inscriptions: "JB Carpeaux. Susse Fres Edits Paris Cire Perdue"
Provenance: Private collection, France; from whom purchased 1997 by Fraser Partridge, Sevenoaks, Kent; from whom purchased by Robert Bowman Gallery (dealer), London, England; purchased by Cantor Arts Center, 2010
Exhibition history: Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 213 Europe & USA 19th C., Feb. 11, 2013–present
Bibliography: Google Art Project website, 4/3/2013–present


RELATED LINKS
Exhibition Archives
Docent Tours
Nazi Era Provenance List
Page 1, 2, 3, 4, 5