French Sculpture Census

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copy after
DAVID D'ANGERS, Pierre-Jean DAVID called,
Angers, Maine-et-Loire 1788 - Paris 1856

LOUIS-NOËL, Hubert
Ruminghem, Pas-de-Calais 1839 - Paris 1925

George Washington (1732-1799)
George Washington (1732-1799)

replica of an original dated 1828
bronze

bust
heroic size
signed: David D'Angers, 1828

New York, New York, New York City Hall

www.nyc.gov

Provenance

  • 1905, "Presented by the Hon. Jefferson M. Levy to the City of New York, MDCCCCV"

Bibliography

  • 1908 Catalogue
    The New York City Art Commission, Catalogue of the Works of art belonging to the City of New York, 1908, p. 112
  • 1977 Guide
    The New York City Art Commission, City Hall. Guide to its Art and Architecture, 1977

Related Works

1908 Catalogue, p. 112: Heroic bronze of George Washington, a copy by Louis Noel of the original bust made in 1828 by David d'Angers (now in the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Angers), who probably worked from the life casts that Houdon had brought to Paris.