French Sculpture Census

photo credit : 2012 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
artist © : public domain

DALOU, Aimé-Jules
Paris 1838 - Paris 1902

Ange gardien, Etude pour le monument aux petits-enfants de la reine Victoria
Guardian Angel: Study For Monument Commemorating Queen Victoria's Grandchildren

1876-1878, cast after 1902
bronze

group
20 5/8 X 10 1/2 X 10 3/8, incl. base

Acc. No. : 78.119
Credit Line : Museum Purchase, 1978

Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution

www.hirshhorn.si.edu

Provenance

  • c. 1905, Paris, Cast by A. A. Hébrard for the sale by the Orphanage of the Arts in Paris
  • To November 1978, New York, Victor Spark Gallery
  • 1978, Museum Purchase

Exhibition

  • Museum's website, 2010
  • 1993 Washington
    Beaux-Arts to Moderne, Washington, DC. Federal Reserve Board, FINE ARTS PROGRAM, 22 June-13 August 1993, cat. no. 23, p. 17