Wisdom Supporting Freedom

(1889/cast 1908)

Jules Dalou, French, b. Paris, 1838–1902

Bronze, 24 x 13 3/16 x 11 3/8in. (61 x 33.5 x 28.9cm) base: 3 11/16 × 13 3/16 × 8 1/2 in. (9.4 × 33.5 × 21.6 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.1030

Provenance:
Hebrard foundry
M. Eugene Blot, Gallery Blot, Paris, 1908 (purchased from Hebrard)
[Probably private collection, France]
James Goodman Gallery, Buffalo, New York, to 8 June 1965
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 8 June 1965-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-14 August 1975, no. 76.

Published References:
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Abrams, 1974), p. 676, ill. p. 63.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection