French Sculpture Census

photo credit : The Cleveland Museum of Art
artist © : public domain | public domain

GÉRARD, Antoine-François
? 1760 - ? 1843

after designs by
MOITTE, Jean-Guillaume
Paris 1746 - Paris 1810

Le jeu de saute-mouton
The Game of Leap Frog

1785
wax on slate

relief
overall L. 16

Acc. No. : 1944.237
Credit Line : Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund

Cleveland, Ohio, The Cleveland Museum of Art

www.clevelandart.org

Provenance

  • Cambacérès, Duc de Parma, Arch Chancellor of the Empire (1753-1824)
  • 1880, Florence, Palais de San Donato, Prince Paul Demidoff
  • J. Pierpont Morgan
  • 1944, March 25, New York, Parke-Bernet, lot 679, sold
  • New York, Arnold, Seligmann, Rey & Company, Inc.
  • 1944, Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund

Bibliography

  • 1982 Campbell
    Richard James Campbell, Jean-Guillaume Moitte: The Sculpture and Graphic Art, 1785-1799, PhD Diss., Providence, RI, Brown University, 1982; Ann Arbor, MI, University Microfilms International, 1983, p. 309
  • 1985 Ditner
    David Charles Ditner, Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century European Sculpture in the Cleveland Museum of Art, PhD Dissertation, Cleveland, OH, Case Western Reserve University, 1985, p. 230
  • 1992 Scherf et Poulet
    Guilhem Scherf et Anne L. Poulet, Clodion 1738-1814, catalogue de l'exposition, Paris, RMN, p. 386-391

Related Works

Other version, wax on slate, in Paris, musée du Louvre, département des Objets d'art (OA 6075) (with its pendant The Hoop, OA 6074).