download
03044_Huntington_Broche_18_13_VenusAndCupid
after:

BROCHE, Jean-Baptiste Ignace


? 1741 - ? 1794

after:

BROCHE, Joseph


? 1740 - ? after 1807


In the style of Etienne-Maurice Falconet (1716-1791).

Vénus et l'Amour ou Vénus recouvrant l'Amour d'une guirlande de roses

Venus and Cupid or Venus Bedecking Cupid with a Garland of Roses

1875-1900 after a model from the 18th century

white marble, with a white marble pedestal

group

Dimensions (HxWxD): dim. without pedestal: 13 12 x 5 12 x 5 58; pedestal: 3 38 x 7 14 x 7 14 in.

inscr. on the bottom in red paint: PM 385

Acc. No.: 18.13

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

  • J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913)
  • Duveen, stock number PM385
  • 1918, acquired by Henry E. Huntington

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. 484-485, cat. 180, entry by Carolyn Miner