Artist after a model by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, French, 1841-1919
Artist after a model by Richard Guino, French, 1878 - 1952
Foundry Alexis Rudier Foundry, French, 1874 - 1952
  • Venus Victrix
Date before 1950
Medium bronze
Dimensions Overall: 74 11/16 × 49 1/2 × 31 9/16 inches (189.7 × 125.7 × 80.2 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund
Accession Number 76.82
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Marks Marked on right side of base: “O”;
Behind Venus’s left foot: “Renoir 1914”;
Back of base below Renoir signature: “Alexis Rudier Foundeur Paris”
Alexis Rudier [d. 1897] (Paris, France);
Curt Valentin [1902-1954] (Paris, France);
Douglas Cooper [1911-1984] (Chateau de Castile, Argilliers, France).
(Michael Hall Fine Arts, New York, New York, USA);
1976-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Bulletin of the DIA 56, no. 1 (1977-78): p. 44 (ill.).

“Principales Acquisitions des Musée en 1977,” Gazette des Beaux Arts: La Chronique Des Arts 91, no. 1310 (March 1978): p. 57, no. 251.

Cantz, Hatje. Renoir in the 20th Century. Exh. cat., Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Philadelphia Museum of Art. Los Angeles and Philadelphia, 2010, cat. 70, pp. 312-316 (ill.).