French Sculpture Census


Rodin, Danaid, Philadelphia, Rodin Museum Barye, Turkish Horse, Dallas Museum of Art Degas, Head of a woman, Pasadena, Norton Simon Museum

And the winner is.... RODIN with 993 works!
(as of November 1, 2016)

Rodin 993
Barye 771
Degas 313
Daumier 242
Houdon 225
David d'Angers 224
Lipchitz 212
Maillol 205
Carpeaux 149
Lachaise 140
Bourdelle 134
Matisse 132
Giacometti 128
Dalou 127
Clodion 125
Arp 104
Picasso 90
Carrier-Belleuse 88
Brancusi 82
Caqué 82
Roche 82


And let's not forget the Anonymous who are still to be identified:

France 16th century 168
France 17th century 105
France 18th century 165
France 19th century 205
France 20th century 14

1. Auguste Rodin, carved by Jean Escoula, Danaid, Philadelphia, Rodin Museum, 2003-4-1 (ph. © Rodin Museum, Philadelphia)
2. Antoine-Louis Barye, Turkish Horse, Dallas Museum of Art, 1978.6.FA (ph. Brad Flowers/Image courtesy Dallas Museum of Art)
3. Edgar Degas, Portrait of a Woman, Pasadena, Norton Simon Museum, M.1977.02.68.S (ph. © Norton Simon Art Foundation)


The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Palace of the Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

And the winner is.... the METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART in NEW YORK with 915 works!

Only museums fully covered by the Census and having more than 100 works have been considered here:
(as of November 1, 2016)

New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art 915
Washington, DC, National Gallery of Art 502
San Francisco, Legion of Honor 429
Washington, DC, Hirshhorn Museum 393
Baltimore, Baltimore Museum of Art 352
Philadelphia, Philadelphia Museum of Art 286
New York, Museum of Modern Art 280
Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago 276
Baltimore, Walters Art Museum 268
Stanford, Cantor Center for Visual Arts 259
Princeton, Princeton University Art Museum 258
Cambridge, Harvard Art Museums 239
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art 236
Detroit, Detroit Institute of Arts 225
New Brunswick, Zimmerli Art Museum 201
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts 200
Brunswick, Bowdoin College Museum of Art 196
Cleveland, Cleveland Museum of Art 144
Pasadena, Norton Simon Museum 143
Minneapolis, Minneapolis Institute of Art 142
Philadelphia, Rodin Museum 142
New Haven, Yale University Art Gallery 139
Madison, Chazen Museum of Art 105

1. New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art (ph. Wikimedia (WT-shared), Onyo)
2. Washington, D.C., The National Gallery of Art, East Wing (ph. Wikimedia, Urban)
3. Auguste Rodin's Thinker in front of the Palace of the Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco (ph. Wikimedia, Andreas Praefcke)