French Sculpture Census

photo credit : Speed Art Museum, Louisville
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JULIEN, Pierre
Saint-Paulien, Haute-Loire 1731 - Paris 1804

Gladiateur mourant
Dying Gladiator

about 1778
bronze

statuette
H. 23 1/2

Acc. No. : 1971.9
Credit Line : Museum purchase, Preston Pope Satterwhite Fund

Louisville, Kentucky, The Speed Art Museum

www.speedmuseum.org

Provenance

  • 1971, Museum purchase, Preston Pope Satterwhite Fund

Bibliography

  • 2004 Grandjean et Scherf
    Sous la direction de Gilles Grandjean et Guilhem Scherf, Pierre Julien 1731-1804, Pais, Somogy éditions d'art / Le Puy-en-Velay, Musée Crozatier, 2004, p. 32-37, 122
  • 2010 Desmas
    Anne-Lise Desmas, entry in: Eye for the sensual: selections from the Resnick Collection, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2010

Related Works

Plaster, 1778, agreement piece presented by the sculptor to enter the Academy, Chalon-sur-Saône, musée Denon, inv. S 19.
Plaster, Salon de 1779, current location unknown.
Terracotta, 1779, Stockholm.
Marble, 1779, acceptance piece presented by the sculptor to enter the Academy, Paris, musée du Louvre, RF 4623.