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PIGALLE, Jean-Baptiste


Paris 1714 - Paris 1785


L'Enfant à la cage

Child with Birdcage

after 1750

marble

statuette

Dimensions (HxWxD): 17 14 x 11 78 x 13 14 in.

Acc. No.: 27.83

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

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Provenance

  • Elsie, Baroness Duveen (1881-1963)
  • New York, Duveen Brothers, stock number 28722
  • 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. 514-516, cat. 202, technical notes by Jane Bassett, entry by Carolyn Miner

Related works

  • Miner in 2008 Bennett and Sargentson:
    Original marble by Pigalle, commissioned by Jean-Paris de Montmartel as a portrait of his son, the future marquis de Brunoy, at the age of one year; dated 1749, exhibited at the Salon of 1750, now in the Musée du Louvre, Paris (RF 654).