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DAVID D'ANGERS, Pierre-Jean

Angers, Maine-et-Loire 1788 - Paris 1856

André Chénier

André Chénier

c. 1839

plaster

bust

Dimensions (HxWxD): 37 78 x 11 14 x 11 1316 in.

signed on the reverse of the base: au Poète André Chénier P. J. David d'Angers
inscribed on left side of base: 30 lines from Chénier's Elegy XXV
inscribed on front of base: 20 lines from Chénier's Elegy I
inqcribed on right side of base: lines from a poem by his brother, Marie-Joseph Chénier

Credit Line: Gift of the Friends of the Art

Photo credit: scan from museum provided photo, P. Fusco Archives, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Fall 2011

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Provenance

  • London, Heim Gallery
  • Gift of the Friends of the Art

Bibliography

  • 1975-1976 Walch
    Peter Walch, "André Chénier by David d'Angers, and the politics of Neoclassicism", Bulletin, The University of New Mexico, University Art Museum, 1975-1976, no. 9, p. 3-9