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03074_Huntington_Broche_16_8_VenusAndCupid
attributed to:

BROCHE, Joseph


? 1740 - ? after 1807

attributed to:

BROCHE, Jean-Baptiste Ignace


? 1741 - ? 1794


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

Vénus et l'Amour

Venus and Cupid

c. 1775-1800

marble

group

Dimensions (HxWxD): without pedestal: 12 14 x 6 x 7; pedestal: 3 18 x 6 34 x 6 34 in.

Acc. No.: 16.8

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 27845
  • 1916, acquired by Henry E. Huntington
  • 1922, traded back to Duveen
  • 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. 483-484, cat. 179, technical notes by Jane Bassett, entry by Carolyn Miner