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03062_Huntington_Broche_27_91_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

Venus and Cupid

1875-1900 after a model from the 18th century

marble on marble pedestal

group

Dimensions (HxWxD): dim. without pedestal: 13 78 x 6 12 x 7; pedestal: 5 14 x 6 12 x 6 12 in.

inscr. on the bottom in red paint: PM 385

Acc. No.: 27.91

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

  • Estate of Edith M. Kingdon Gould (1864-1921)
  • 1927, Duveen Brothers, stock number 28710
  • 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. 485, cat. 181, entry by Carolyn Miner