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The Young Girl of Bou-Saada
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The Young Girl of Bou-Saada


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Description This statuette of an Algerian girl strewing flowers replicates the marble figurine produced by Barrias for the tomb of the orientalist painter G. A. Guillaumet, who spent much of his career in Bou-Saada, Algeria, but who is buried in Paris in the cemetery in Montmartre. This work is from an edition issued by the foundry Susse Frères.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
11/05/1968Treatmentcleaned
8/19/1982Treatmentcleaned; examined for condition
8/25/1982Treatmentcleaned; other
10/22/1991Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • The Orientalists. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1987-1988.
  • From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2014-2016.
Provenance Susse Frères, Paris; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1900, by purchase after display at the Exposition Universelle, Paris, 1900; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1900

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Period
after 1890
Medium
ivory, silvered bronze, wood, mother-of-pearl and turquoise
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.430
Measurements
H: 12 3/8 × W: 11 1/4 × D: 10 1/2 in. (31.5 × 28.5 × 26.7 cm)

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