Artist Rudulph Evans, American, 1878-1959
Foundry F. Barbedienne
  • Aphrodite
Date 1926
Medium bronze
Dimensions Overall: 67 inches (170.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Clarence Wooley
Accession Number 44.218
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Signed Inscribed, at right rear of base: R EVANS
Inscriptions Inscribed, at back of base: F. BARBEDIENNE. FONDEUR, PARIS.
1926-1928, the artist's studio;
1928-1944, Clarence Wooley, (Santa Fe, New Mexico);
1944-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
"Artists Well Known Here Lauded in Revue of Salon of 1926." Pantagraph 40 (August 24, 1926): Evans Family Papers.

"Salon de Printemps." Time 14 (June 1926): p. 18.

Cary, Elizabeth L. "General View of the Academy Exhibit." New York Times (December 4, 1927): p. xii.

Annual Exhibition-Winter. Exh. cat., National Academy of Design. New York, 1927, no. 196.

Contemporary American Sculpture. Exh. cat., California Palace Legion of Honor. San Francisco, 1929, no. 777. [as Venus Aphrodite]

Catalogue of an Exhibition of Works by the Living Artist Members of the National Institute of Arts and Letters. Exh. cat., National Institute of Arts and Letters. New York, 1930, p. 35, no. 199.

American Architect and Architecture 143 (1933): p. 20.

Schnadelbach, R.T. Ferruccio Vitale: Landscape Architect of the Country Place Era. Princeton, 2001, p. 269 (ill.).