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CLODION, Claude MICHEL, called

Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle 1738 - Paris 1814

Pomone

Pomona

c. 1780-1790

terracotta, marble, and gilt bronze

statuette

Dimensions (HxWxD): 17 38 x 5 38 x 6 34, without marble base

inscribed in the clay on the back and base of tree stump: CLODION
handwritten on a paper label adhered to the terracotta on the reverse: C. 45I8

Acc. No.: 27.123

Credit Line: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. The Arabella D. Huntington Memorial Art Collection

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

© Artist : public domain


Provenance

  • George J. Gould (1864-1923)
  • Duveen, stock no. 28705
  • 1927, acquired by Henry E. Huntington for The Arabella D. Huntington Memorial Art Collection

Bibliography

  • 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. 471-472, cat. 172, technical note by Jane Bassett, entry by Carolyn Miner