Angers, Maine-et-Loire 1788 - Paris 1856
plaster, polychrome plaste, painted black
Dimensions (HxWxD): H. 16 in.
on front of base: JEFFERSON
on side of base: DAVID
Acc. No.: 49.1208
Credit Line: Gift of Rowland Burdon-Muller
Photo credit: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
- By 1929, Neuilly-sur-Seine, David David-Weill collection
- By 1940, New York, sold by David-Weill to Wildenstein and Co.
- 1949, Cambridge, MA, Rowland Burdon-Muller
- 1949, November 10, gift of Rowland Burdon-Muller to the MFA
- Museum's website, 24 February 2012 and 20 March 2012
- 1940 Granville Fell
H. Granville Fell, "Sculpture From the David-Weill Collection", The Connoisseur in America, vol. CVI, July-December, 1940, p. 31-32, repr.
- 2000 Butler, Lindsay
Ruth Butler and Suzanne Glover Lindsay, European Sculpture of the Nineteenth Century, New York and Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2000, p. 214-219
- 1929 Paris
Les Etats-Unis et la France au XVIIIe siècle, Paris, Hôtel Jean Charpentier, June-July 1929, no. 154(b), p. 61
1940 New York
French XIIIth Century Sculpture formerly of the David-Weill Collection, New York, Wildenstein Gallery, April 1940, no. 55, p. 22
- Bronze, Washington, D.C., The National Gallery of Art.
Plaster, Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park.
Bronze (?), Angers, Musée des Beaux-Arts.
- Museum's website, July 20, 2011:
Plaster painted black. Figure in knee breeches & tailed coat stands on right foot, left forward of scroll held in left hand, on square plinth with books at back. Quill in right hand, arm bent.