The Jewish Woman of Algiers, Charles-Henri-Joseph Cordier, 1862

- Image ID: KC76PR
The Jewish Woman of Algiers, Charles-Henri-Joseph Cordier, 1862
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Image ID: KC76PR
The Jewish Woman of Algiers, 1862, French, Paris, Algerian onyx-marble, bronze, gilt bronze, enamel, and amethyst eyes; white marble socle, Overall on socle (confirmed): H. 35 1/2 x W. 25 1/4 x D. 13 3/4 in., 265lb. (90.2 x 64.1 x 34.9 cm, 1202kg) Weight breakdown: head 37 lbs, marble bust 228 lbs; marble socle 100.7 lbs; Pedestal (confirmed): H. 41 3/8 x W. 18 1/4 x D. 18 1/4 x 11 3/4 in., 551.2lb. (105.1 x 46.4 x 46.4 x 29.8 cm, 250kg), Sculpture, Charles-Henri-Joseph Cordier (French, 1827–1905), In his unpublished memoirs Charles Cordier cites the law of April 27, 1848 that abolished slavery in France and its colonies, writing: 'My art incorporated the reality of a whole new subject, the revolt against slavery and the birth of anthropology