LOUISE ABBEMA – PORTRAIT OF SARAH BERNHARDT
PORTRAIT OF SARAH BERNHARDT
Bronze plate representing the actress’ bust from the side, signed and dated (or numbered) 75
16 x 15.5 cm
An identical work is on view at the following museums :
– Kunsthalle Museum in Bremen, inv. n° 426-1965/3
– Billy Rose Theatre Collection, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
“Sarah Bernhardt, the Art of High Drama”, The Jewish Museum, New York, December 2, 2005 to April 2, 2006, ill. p. 48.
Renate Ulmer “Art Nouveau Symbolismus und Jugendstil in Frankreich”, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, ill. page 82, n° 68.