Sheep with Suckling Lamb

French
19th century
1845
Pierre-Jules Mène (1810–1879)


Object Place: Europe, Paris, France

Dimensions

13.97 x 22.86 cm (5 1/2 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

67.1048

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Sheep with suckling lamb; facing left; head turned to front; bell on leather collar; on oblong base; rough base to simulate ground

Inscription

Signed: P. J. MENE 1845

Provenance

By 1967, Misses Aimée and Rosamond Lamb, Boston; 1967, gift of Misses Aimée and Rosamond Lamb to the MFA. (Accession date: December 13, 1967)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb