Artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir, French, 1841-1919
Foundry Alexis Rudier Foundry, French, 1874 - 1952
Title
  • Le feu
Date 1916 or 1917
Medium bronze
Dimensions Overall: 12 3/4 × 13 × 8 1/4 inches, 21.4 pounds (32.4 × 33 × 21 cm, 9.7 kg)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund
Accession Number 54.497
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Signed Signed, on base, left side: Renoir.
Inscriptions Inscribed, on base, at back: Alexis Rudier, Fondeur, Paris.
Alexis Rudier [d. 1897] (Paris, France);
ca. 1917, gift to (Ambroise Vollard [1866-1939], Paris, France).
(Wildenstein & Co., New York, New York, USA);
1954-present, purchased by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Haessaert, P. Renoir Sculpteur. no. 19.

Bulletin of the DIA 34, no. 1 (1954/55): p. 9 (ill.).

Origina of Modern Sculpture. St. Louis Art Museum, 1946, no. 173.