Portrait Relief of Emile Zola
Object Place: Paris, France
17.5 x 13.4 x 0.9 cm (6 7/8 x 5 1/4 x 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Bronze. Sitter facing dexter, quickly modeled in low relief with monocle, moustaches, wrinkled skin, receding hairline, and sketchy cravat and jacket. Irregularly-shaped plaque also bears inscription: 14 mars/1898, and cipher of sculptor. Reverse marked
By 1983, Mr. Richard Henry Recchia (b.1888-d.1983), Boston; 1984, bequest of Mr. Recchia to the MFA (Accession date: Novermber 21, 1984).
Bequest of Richard H. Recchia