French Sculpture Census

photo credit :
artist © : public domain

NINI, Giovanni Battista
Urbino, Italy 1717 - Chaumont-sur-Loire, Loir-et-Cher 1786

Guy Le Gentil, marquis de Paroy
Guy Le Gentil, marquis de Paroy

cast terracotta (terre de Chaumont), gilt wood frame

diam. without frame: 5 7/8
signed on tranche, incised: J NINI F / 1767
inscribed around edge, raised: GUY LE GENTIL MARQUIS DE PAROY 1767
on back, paper label: Le Gentil, Marquis de Paroy / Vandermeersch, 1900. Storelli p. 67
on back, printed sticker: 43

Acc. No. : 52.189.8
Credit Line : Gift of James Hazen Hyde, 1952

New York, New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art


  • 1952, Gift of James Hazen Hyde