CLODION, Claude MICHEL, called

Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle 1738 - Paris 1814

Jeune Femme présentant son enfant à un autel

A Young Woman Presenting Her Child at an Altar

c. 1780-1790



Dimensions (HxWxD): 20 58 x 9 34 x 9 316 in.

inscribed into the clay on the back of the base of the altar: CLODION

Acc. No.: 16.6

Credit Line: The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens

Photo credit: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

© Artist : public domain


  • New York, J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913)
  • Duveen
  • 1916, acquired by Henry E. Huntington


  • 2008 Bennett and Sargentson
    French Art of the Eighteenth Century at The Huntington, Edited by Shelley M. Bennett and Carolyn Sargentson, The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, in association with Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2008, p. 469-471, cat. 171, technical note by Jane Bassett, entry by Carolyn Miner