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Torchère, one of a pair


Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse


c. 1850

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G303
Torchère, one of a pair, Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse
: Carrier-Belleuse, Clésinger, and Dalou: French Nineteenth-Century Sculptors
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Lighting | Silvered and gilt bronze, black onyx bases, red marble placques
Size: 109 1/2 x 27 x 27 in. (278.13 x 68.58 x 68.58 cm) (outer frame)
Creation Place: Europe, France
Culture: Europe, France
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: Torchère candelabra, on styrofoam base; dimensions reflect styrofoam base and candelabra; female figures, each holding a torch of many candles
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Mrs. Maud Hill Schroll
Accession Number: 74.27.2a-e
Artist: Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse, French, 1824-1887
Role: Designer
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1824-1887
Added to Site: February 28, 2009