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05484
formerly attributed to:

CLODION, Claude MICHEL, called


Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle 1738 - Paris 1814

France 19th century


After Jean-Honoré Fragonard.

Bacchanale

Bacchanal

marble

relief

Dimensions (HxWxD): 11 1316 x 13 in.

Acc. No.: 1942.9.108

Credit Line: Widener Collection

Photo credit: Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington

© Artist:


Provenance

  • Prince Stirbey
  • New York, Gimpel and Wildenstein
  • 1904, 5 November, sold to Peter A. B. Widener, Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
  • Inheritance from Estate of Peter A. B. Widener by gift through power of appointment of Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
  • 1942, gift to the National Gallery of Art, Washington

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 20 July 2011
  • 1942 Finley and Walker
    Works of Art from the Widener Collection. Foreword by David Finley and John Walker. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 8, as by Clodion
  • 1948 NGA Washington
    Paintings and Sculpture from the Widener Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1948 (reprinted 1959), p. 134, repr. as by Clodion
  • 1965 NGA Washington
    Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965, p. 148, as by Clodion
  • 1968 NGA Washington
    European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968, p. 132, repr., as by Clodion
  • 1994 NGA Washington
    Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994, p. 93, repr.