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ADAM the Elder, Lambert-Sigisbert

Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle 1700 - Paris 1759

Amphitrite

Amphitrite

c. 1725

terracotta

bust

Dimensions (HxWxD): H. 24 in.

Acc. No.: 1982.1380

Credit Line: Restricted gift of Mrs. Harold T. Martin, 1982.1380

Photo credit: ph. Art Institute of Chicago

© Artist:


Provenance

  • before 1982, Paris, Alexandre Ananoff [according to letter from Alexandre Pradère, 2 July 2002, in curatorial file]
  • 1982, 7 February, Monaco, Sotheby Parke Bernet, sold, lot 303
  • by 1982, New York, Michael Hall Fine Arts
  • 1982, sold to the Art Institute
  • 1982, Restricted gift of Mrs. Harold T. Martin

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 2 December 2011
  • 1885 Thirion
    H. Thirion, Les Adam et Clodion, Paris, 1885, p. 45 (ill.)
  • 1970 Lami
    Stanislas Lami, Dictionnaire des sculpteurs de l’ecole francaise 1, reprint Liechtenstein, 1970, cf. p. 4
  • 1975 Fusco
    Peter Fusco, "Lambert-Sigisbert Adam’s 'Bust of Neptune'," Los Angeles County Museum of Art Bulletin 21, 1975, p. 17, cf. fig. 7
  • 1984 Wardropper
    Ian Wardropper, "Adam to Clodion: Four French Terracotta Sculptures," Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies 11, 1, 1984, pp. 23-37, figs. 1, 2
  • 2001 Wardropper
    Ian Wardropper, "Collecting European Sculpture at the Art Institute of Chicago," Apollo 154, 475, September 2001, pp. 6, 12, no. 5, fig. 4