French Sculpture Census

photo credit : Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
artist © : public domain

DALOU, Aimé-Jules
Paris 1838 - Paris 1902

Alphonse Legros (1837-1911)
Alphonse Legros (1837-1911)

model c. 1876, cast possibly 1879-1920

bronze

head
13 7/16 x 9 5/16 x 9 5/16

Acc. No. : 1956.14.2
Credit Line : Gift of George Matthew Adams in memory of his mother, Lydia Havens Adams

Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, The National Gallery of Art

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Provenance

  • London, P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., Ltd.
  • sold possibly by the 1920s and definitely by June 1932 to George Matthew Adams (1878-1962), Riverdale, New York
  • 1956, Gift of George Matthew Adams in memory of his mother, Lydia Havens Adams

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 16 March 2012
  • 1965 NGA Catalogue
    Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965, p. 150
  • 1968 NGA Catalogue
    European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968, p. 133, repro.
  • 1994 NGA Sculpture Catalogue
    Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994, p. 50, repro.
  • 2000 Butler and Lindsay
    Ruth Butler, and Suzanne Glover Lindsay, with Alison Luchs, Douglas Lewis, Cynthia J. Mills, and Jeffrey Weidman. European Sculpture of the Nineteenth Century. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 2000, p. 108-111, color repr.

Exhibition

  • 1974 Washington
    Nineteenth-Century Sculpture, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1974, unnumbered checklist