Portrait of Professor Gosset

Raymond Duchamp-Villon (French, 1876–1918)
Portrait of Professor Gosset, 1917–1919 (model 1917–1918; cast 1919)

Bronze; Cast posthumously by Marcel Duchamp and Louis Carré
11 x 8 in. (29.8 x 22.2 cm)
Edition: 6/8
Inscriptions on the back: Left center: “Duchamp-Villon;” Lower left: “Louis Carre Editeur;” Right: “Georges Rudier Fondeur, Paris”
Jane and Roger Wolcott Memorial, Gift of Thomas T. Solley, 76.31.1


ca. 1964 (?), Collection of Joseph Schwartz

January 1976, IU Art Museum purchase from R. M. Light Gallery, Boston, with funds from Thomas T. Solley


November 12–December 31, 1980, "20th Century Paintings, Sculpture, and Drawings from the Collection of Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington," Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

March 29–May 14, 2000, “About Face: Two Thousand Years of Portraiture at Indiana University,” Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington

September 27, 2008-January 4, 2009, "Paris Portraits: Artists, Friends, and Lovers," Bruce Museum, Greenwich, Connecticut

Alternate Titles

Portrait du Professeur Gosset


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