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MARIN, Joseph-Charles

Paris 1759 - Paris 1834

La Maternité représentée par une jeune femme avec ses enfants

Maternity

c. 1793/1795

terracotta, painted and gilded wood

group

Dimensions (HxWxD): object: 14 14 x 10 38 x 10 12; base: 3 316 x 11 78 x 11 12; overall: 17 14 x 11 78 x 11 12 in.

in red, painted on a carved gilt wood Louis XVI plinth: 758B

Acc. No.: 71.294

Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alvan Macauley Jr. and Mr. and Mrs. Theodore O. Yntema

Photo credit: 2012 Detroit Institute of Arts

© Artist:


Provenance

  • M. Pillot
  • Marquis de Karrefort (?)
  • 1911 (?), Paris, Jacques Seligmann (dealer) (purchased by him in 1911, according to Paul Vitry, former curator of sculpture, Musée du Louvre)
  • Sold to George Blumenthal (1858-1941), New York (again according to a note from Paul Vitry)
  • Mortimer L. Schiff (1877-1931)
  • New York, his son, John Mortimer Schiff
  • 1938, June 22-23, London, Christie's, The Mortimer L. Schiff estate sale, lot 29, bought at that sale for 950 guineas by Jacques Seligmann and Company, Paris
  • 1938-?, Paris, Jacques Seligmann and Company
  • bought from Seligmann by Duveen Brothers (dealer), New York
  • c. 1938-1939, acquired from Duveen by Anna Thomson Dodge
  • 1971, 24 June, London, Christie's, her sale, lot 6
  • 1971, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alvan Macauley Jr. and Mr. and Mrs. Theodore O. Yntema

Bibliography

  • 1910-1911 Lami
    S. Lami, Dictionnaire des Sculpteurs de l'École Française au XVIIIène Siècle, 2 vols., Paris 1910-11, vol. II, pp. 109, 112
  • 1938 Mortimer L. Schiff sale
    Mortimer L. Schiff sale, London, Christie's, sale cat., June 22-23, 1938, lot 29
  • 1948 Quinquinet
    M. Quinquinet, Un Élève de Clodion, Joseph-Charles Marin, 1759-1814, Paris 1948, pp. 13-14, 55-56
  • 1971 Anna Thomson Dodge sale
    Anna Thomson Dodge sale, London, Christie's, sale cat., June 24, 1971, lot 6
  • 1971 Cummings
    F. J. Cummings, "Department of European Art," Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts, vol. 51, no. 1, Annual Report 1971, pp. 12-14, p. 13 (ill)
  • 1992 Poulet and Scherf
    Clodion, 1738-1814, exh. cat. by Anne L. Poulet and Guilhem Scherf, Paris, Musée du Louvre, 1992, pp. 405, 407, fig. 222
  • 1992 Bellanger
    Joseph-Charles Marin 1759-1834, Paris, Galerie Patrice Bellanger, exh. cat. 1992, p. 14
  • 1996 Darr
    T. Dell et al, The Dodge Collection of Eighteenth-Century French and English Art at the Detroit Institute of Arts, New York & Detroit, 1996, no. 23, pp. 105-08, color ill. p. 107 (entry by A. Darr)

Exhibitions

  • 1795 Paris
    Salon of 1795, Paris, no. 1062
    Paris, Académie Royale de Peinture et de Scupture, †Collection des Livrets des Anciennes Expositions depuis 1673 jusqu'à 1800†, 42 vols., Paris 1869-72, vol. XXXVIII (1871), p. 69 (Salon of 1795), no. 1062.

    1935 New York
    French Painting and Sculpture of the XVIII Century, New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, exh. cat. by Harry B. Wehle and Preston Remington, 1935, no. 117

    1981 Grosse Pointe
    European Decorative Arts from Royal Collections, Grosse Pointe, MI, University Liggett School, exh. cat. by Alan Phipps Darr, 1981, unnumbered, ill. p. 22, fig. 005