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ANGUIER, Michel

Eu, Seine-Maritime 1612 or 1614 - Paris 1686

Léda et le cygne

Leda and the Swan

1654

limestone (pierre de Tonnerre)

group

Dimensions (HxWxD): H. 86 in.

inscribed on base (19th c. carving): M. ANGUIER (1612-1686)
dated, incised on rock under swan: 1654

Acc. No.: 1970.140

Credit Line: Purchase, Josephine Bay Paul and C. Michael Paul Foundation Inc. Gift and Charles Ulrick and Josephine Bay Foundation Inc. Gift, and Rogers Fund, 1970

Photo credit: www.metmuseum.org, May 13, 2011

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Provenance

  • Probably made for the galerie of the Château de Saint-Mandé for Nicolas Fouquet
  • Probably among sculptures bought from Saint-Mandé by Marquis de Louvois
  • Probably Marquise de Louvois, Château de Choisy
  • Château de Garges, Comtesse de Couvelet
  • Wildenstein & Co.
  • 1970, Purchase, Josephine Bay Paul and C. Michael Paul Foundation, Inc. Gift, Charles Ulrick and Josephine Bay Foundation, Inc. Gift and Rogers Fund