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Marc-Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Coté

The Bishop

Artist

Marc-Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Coté
Arthabaska, Quebec, 1869 – Daytona Beach, Florida, 1937

Title

The Bishop

Date

1926

Materials

Bronze

Dimensions

72.5 x 47.5 x 32.5 cm

Founder

Roman Bronze Works, New York

Credits

Gift of the artist, inv. 1931.627

Collection

Quebec and Canadian Art

Suzor-Coté gave this bronze to the Art Association in 1931, when it was shown at the Spring Exhibition. The bust represents the very archetype of a bishop. As one journalist wrote, “It is not a portrait of a bishop but a study of a French-Canadian model, which has all the dignity and strength that might be expected of a bishop.”

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