French Sculpture Census

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in the style of
FALCONET, Etienne-Maurice
Paris 1716 - Paris 1791

probably based on a design by
TASSAERT, Jean-Pierre-Antoine
Anvers, Belgique 1727 - Berlin, Allemagne 1788

Flore assise
Seated Flora

c. 1875-1900 after a design from the 18th century
white marble, on a separate white marble pedestal on a plaster cylinder

statuette
without pedestal and cylinder: 10 1/4 x 7 x 7; dim. of pedestal: 3 3/8 x 7; dim. of cylinder: 2 x 7

Acc. No. : 27.85
Credit Line : The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. The Arabella D. Huntington Memorial Art Collection

San Marino, California, The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

www.huntington.org

Provenance

  • London, H. M. W. Oppenheim
  • 1913, 10 June, London, Christie's, his sale, lot 293
  • acquired by Duveen, stock numbers 3284 (Paris), 25628, 25851 (New York)
  • 1927, acquired by Henry E. Huntington for The Arabella D. Huntington Memorial Art Collection

Bibliography

  • 2008 Bennett and Sargentson
    French Art of the Eighteenth Century at The Huntington, Edited by Shelley M. Bennett and Carolyn Sargentson, The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, in association with Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2008, p. 486, cat. 182, entry by Carolyn Miner