French Sculpture Census

photo credit : 2009 President and Fellows of Harvard College
artist © : public domain

FALGUIÈRE, Alexandre
Toulouse, Haute-Garonne 1831 - Paris 1900

Maker: Thiébaut

Buste de Diane chasseresse
Bust of Diana

c. 1882
bronze

bust
17 1/2 x 14 x 9 13/16; on base, H. 23 1/16
proper left shoulder: A. Falguière
rear base, center, cast in: THIEBAUT FRÈRES / FONDEURS / PARIS
rear base, right, cast in: [T]IFFANY & C[o.]

Acc. No. : 1963.129
Credit Line : Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mrs. Irving M. Sobin, 1963.129

Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard Art Museums

www.harvardartmuseums.org

Provenance

  • 1882, New York, Tiffany and Co (Tiffany and Co. imported these busts from France and distributed them)
  • 1963, gift of Mrs. Irving M. Sobin, Boston, to the Fogg Art Museum

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, January 22, 2013
  • 1964 Fogg
    Fogg Art Museum Acquisitions, 1962-1963, Cambridge, Harvard University, 1964, p. 32, repr.
  • 1989 Wasserman
    Jeanne L. Wasserman, Diana in Late Nineteenth-Century Sculpture, brochure, Wellesley, Jewett Arts Center, 1989, no. 2