French Sculpture Census

photo credit : photo courtesy the Henry Plant Museum, Tampa, Florida
artist © : public domain

ALLEGRAIN, Christophe Gabriel
Paris 1710 - Paris 1795

Maker: Denonvilliers

Vénus au bain, l'une d'une paire
Aphrodite, one of a pair

cast iron with bronze patina

statue
33 1/2 x 12 x 12
inscribed: M. Denonvilliers

Acc. No. : 1998.443
Credit Line : Collection of the Henry Plant Museum, Tampa, Florida

Tampa, Florida, Henry B. Plant Museum

www.plantmuseum.com

Provenance

  • Many of the sculptures were editions that railroad magnate Henry Bradley Plant (1819-1899) purchased in Europe to decorate his railroad resort, the Tampa Bay Hotel, when it opened in 1891.

Bibliography

  • 1894 Denonvilliers
    Statues décoratives, dans Catalogue Denonvilliers, 1894, planche 299 (accessible sur le site de e-monumen : http://e-monumen.net/patrimoine-monumental/deno_1894_pl299-statues/)

Comment

Identification of author by Laure de Margerie, August, 2015.