French Sculpture Census

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HOUDON, Jean-Antoine
Versailles, Yvelines 1741 - Paris 1828

Alexandre Brongniart
Alexandre Brongniart

model 1777, cast late 19th c.
bronze on red marble base

bust
H. 25
signed back rim of cast: houdon

Acc. No. : 1960.43
Credit Line : Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard O. Graw

San Francisco, California, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Legion of Honor

legionofhonor.famsf.org

Provenance

  • 1960, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard O. Graw

Bibliography

  • 2003 Scherf
    Guilhem Scherf, "Alexandre Brongniart", in cat. exp. Houdon, 1741-1828, Sculpteur des Lumières, Washington, Los Angeles, Versailles, 2003-2004, p. 127-132 (this copy p. 131)

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