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DESJARDINS, Martin


Breda, Pays-Bas 1637 - Paris 1694


Louis XIV

Louis XIV

modèle 1683-1699, fonte vers 1699

bronze

statue(tte) équestre

Dimensions (HxLxP) : avec la base : 56,6 x 21,9 x 40 taille accessoire : 11,7 x 19,3 x 39,3 poids (sculpture) : 33.000 lb poids (support) : 10.000 lb

N° d’inv. : 1971.5.2

Mention légale : Andrew W. Mellon Fund

Crédit photo : Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington

© Artiste :


Historique

  • Genève, collection Utheman
  • 1969, vendu par l'intermédiaire de Jacques Kugel (Paris) à Michael Hall Fine Arts (New York)
  • 1971, 5 mars, acheté par la National Gallery of Art, Washington, Andrew W. Mellon Fund

Bibliographie

  • Museum's website, 24 August 2011
  • 1974 Lewis
    Douglas Lewis, "Two Equestrian Statuettes after Martin Desjardins", Studies in the History of Art vol. 6, 1974, p. 142-155, repr.
  • 1984 Walker
    John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Rev. ed. New York, 1984, p. 640, n. 1008, repr., as Louis XIV, "The Sun King"
  • 1986 Seelig
    Lorenz Seelig, "Eine Reiterstatuette Kurfürst Max Emanuels von Bayern aus dem Jahr 1699", Anzeiger des Germanischen Nationalmuseums, 1986, p. 65-67, repr.
  • 1994 NGA Washington
    Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994, p. 74, repr.
  • 2008 Marsden
    Jonathan Marsden, Entry on Louis XIV on Horseback, in Cast in Bronze. French Sculpture from Renaissance to Revolution, Edited by Geneviève Bresc-Bautier and Guilhem Scherf, with James David Draper for the English-language edition, Paris, Musée du Louvre, October 22, 2008-January 19, 2009; New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, February 24-May 24, 2009; Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, June 30-September 27, 2009, Musée du Louvre Editions / Somogy Editions d'Art, 2008, p. 318-319

Expositions

  • 1974 Washington
    Recent Acquisitions and Promised Gifts: Sculpture, Drawings, Prints, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1974, n. VII, as Louis XIV on Horseback, Attributed to François Girardon.

    1981 Springfield
    Glorious Horsemen: Equestrian Art in Europe 1500-1800, Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, Massachusetts; The J.B. Speed Museum of Art, Louisville, 1981-1982, no. 76.

Œuvres en rapport

  • Girardon, Le Grand Dauphin, bronze, 1799.
    Bronze, Christie's New York, 11 janvier 1994, n° 62.