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Icarus Making Trial of His Wings


Philippe Grasse


modeled 1831

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G321
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Icarus Making Trial of His Wings: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Sculpture | Bronze, casting history and edition size unknown
Size: 21 1/4 x 6 x 5 7/8 in. (53.98 x 15.24 x 14.92 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, France
Culture: Europe, France
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Signature; Inscription; Markon front edge of base: [ICARE. D'apred la statue en bronze detruite en 1870 á Strasbourg]; right side of base: [P.Grass] on back of base, foundry mark: Eck et Durand on back of base.
Physical Description: Cast c.1841 after plaster model of 1831. Signed P.Grass (on right side of base). Inscribed 'ICARE. D'apres la statue en bronze detruite en 1870 à Strasbourg' on front edge of base. Foundry mark Eck et Durand (on back of base).
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift from the Minneapolis Institute of Arts Collectors' Club
Accession Number: 74.8
Artist: Philippe Grasse, French, 1801 - 1876
Role: Artist
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1801 - 1876
Added to Site: February 28, 2009