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Horse, (1914/cast 1954-1963)

Raymond Duchamp-Villon, French, b. Damville, 1876–1918

Bronze, 17 1/4 X 15 1/4 X 11 3/4 IN. (43.7 X 38.9 X 29.7 CM.)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Accession Number: 66.1469

Galerie Louis Carre, Paris, ca. 1954-1963
E. V. Thaw & Co., New York, to 24 December 1964
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 24 December 1964-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
GALERIE LOUIS CARRE, Paris. "Duchamp-Villon," 7 June-20 July 1963, no. 12, ill. p. 35.
Hampshire. "Sculpture in Our Century: Selections from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection," 25 May-9 July 1967, no. 15.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975.
MUSEO THYSSEN-BORNEMISZA, Madrid. "1914! The Avant-Garde and the War," 7 October 2008-11 January 2009, no. 30, ill. p. 107.
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Published References:
MICHELSON, ANNETTE. "Swiss Sculptors at the Rodin Museum: Duchamp-Villon at the Louis Carre Galerie," Art International 7/7 (25 September 1963), p. 93, ill.
HAMILTON, GEORGE HEARD. Raymond-Duchamp-Villon (New York: Walker 1967), p. 23.
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. Selected Paintings and Sculptures from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), p. no. 40.
MERILLAT, HERBERT CHRISTIAN. Modern Sculpture: The New Old Masters (New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1974), no. 54, p. 148, ill. p. 46.
ROBBINS, DANIEL, ed. Jacques Villon (exhibition catalogue) (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, 1976), p. 77, fig. 58a.
LINN, PHYLLIS. "Finally Freeing Form," Classic 3 (August/September 1978), colorpl. p. 81.
SELZ, PETER. Art in Our Times: A Pictorial History 1890-1980 (New York: Harcout Brace Janovich and Harry N. Abrams, 1981), fig. 461, p. 190.
ZILCZER, JUDITH. "The Casting History of Duchamp-Villon's Horse," Art Bulletin 71/1(March 1989), p. 156.
"The Collection in Context: Raymond Duchamp-Villon's the Horse," Metro Herald (23 May 1997), p. 21. ill.
RICHARD, PAUL. "Apocalyptic Horse," Washington Post (12 August 1997), section Style, p. D1, D8, ill.
VERDERAME, LORI. An American Sculptor: Seymour Lipton (University Park, Pennsylvania: Palmer Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University, 1999), p. 36, ill.
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection