Self-Portrait as a Sphinx (Primary Title)
Self-Portrait of a Sphinx (Former Title)

Sarah Bernhardt, French, 1844 - 1923 (Artist)
Thiébaut Frères, French (Paris), 1844 - 1926 (Foundry)

Overall: 13 3/8 × 12 5/8 in. (33.97 × 32.07 cm)
Not on view
Art Nouveau --Symbolist
Inscribed (base, right side): SARAH. BERNHARDT / 1880; (base, back, left)(within roundel): Thiebaut Freres Fondeurs Paris
Foundry mark (within roundel): "Thiébaut Frères Fondeurs Paris" stamped on back, side of base
Gift of the Fabergé Society of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
(similar example) exhibition at Union League Club of New York "Sarah Bernhardt Souvenir, including the Authorised Catalogue of Her Paintings and Sculpture," 1880
Image released via Creative Commons CC-BY-NC

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