French Sculpture Census

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

DELAISTRE, François-Nicolas
Paris 1746 - Paris 1832

Jeune fille ou Une rosière pleurant la mort de son fondateur et montrant l'image de son coeur
Figure of a Young Girl

1787-1793
marble

statue
66 7/8 x 33 9/16 x 19 7/16
on the urn: Voilà ce coeur qui nous a tant aimé [Here is the heart which has loved us so much]

Acc. No. : 2002.53
Credit Line : The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund

Cleveland, Ohio, The Cleveland Museum of Art

www.clevelandart.org

Provenance

  • 1787-1793, commissioned by the Marquis Gallyot de Tourny for a funeral monument for himself erected in the chapel of his château of La Falaise
  • Paris, Alain Moatti
  • 2002, sold to the Cleveland Museum of Art, The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund

Related Works

Terracotta study, USA, private collection.