Milon de Crotone et le lion
Milo of Crotona and the Lion
20th century cast after an 18th century model
Dimensions (HxWxD): H. 26 in.
Acc. No.: 49.69.1
Credit Line: Purchase, Edith Perry Chapman Fund, 1949
Photo credit: www.metmuseum.org, August 9, 2011
© Artist : public domain
- New York, Edward Julius Berwind
- New York, Joseph Brummer
- 8-9 June 1949, New York, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., Brummer sale, Part III, no. 151
- 1949, Purchase, Edith Perry Chapman Fund
- 1922 Réau
Louis Réau, Etienne-Maurice Falconet, 1922, vol. I, p. 132, ill. pl. III
- 1939 Berwind sale
Edward J. Berwind collection sale catalogue, New York, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., N[ovember?] 9-11, 1939, no. 324 (bought for $90)
- 1949 Brummer sale
Joseph Brummer sale catalogue, New York, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., 1949, Part III, (Je 8 and 9), no. 151
- 1950 Charageat and Beaulieu
Louis XV and Rocaille, catalogue by Marguerite Charageat and Michèle Beaulieu, Paris, Orangerie des Tuileries, 1950, no. 34, ill. pl. V
- 1960 Zarezkaya and Kasareva
Z.V. Zarezkaya and N.K. Kasareva, State Hermitage Museum. Western European Sculpture, XV-XX centuries, Moscow, 1960, fig. 40
- 1976 Bellingham
5000 Years of History, Bellingham, WA, Whatcom Museum of Art and History, ed. Thomas Schlotterback, 1976, p. 79, no. 55
- Almost identical example in marble in the Louvre, Paris, executed by Falconet for exhibition at the Academy in 1754 (a model was presented for the jury's approval in 1744).
Terra-cotta example in La Live de Jully collection, sale 1770, probably again for sale in 1773 and in the Houdon sale of 1828.
Plaster example exhibited by Falconet in his first Salon in 1745, offered by him to the Academy of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg in 1766.
A bronze copy made from this plaster, in the Château Kouskovo, home of Count Cheremetev near Moscow.
Two terra cotta groups in the Hermitage, Saint-Petersburg.