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DESJARDINS, Martin

Breda, Netherlands 1637 - Paris 1694

Statue équestre de Louis XIV (1638-1715)

Equestrian Statue of Louis XIV (1638-1715)

after 1691

bronze

equestrian statue(tte)

Dimensions (HxWxD): 17 516 x 7 12 x 15 34; on base, 27 916 x 9 58 x 15 34 in.

Acc. No.: 1957.72

Credit Line: Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Alpheus Hyatt Purchasing Fund, 1957.72

Photo credit: 2009 President and Fellows of Harvard College

© Artist:


Provenance

  • Jack J. Emery
  • French and Company, Inc.
  • 1957, Sold to the Fogg Art Museum
  • 1957, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Alpheus Hyatt Purchasing Fund

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 27 October 2011
  • 1957 Forth Worth
    Horse and Rider, Fort Worth Art Center, 1957, repr.
  • 1958 Opdycke
    Leonard Opdycke, "An Equestrian Statuette of Louis XIV", Cambridge, Fogg Art Museum Annual Report, 1956-1957, 1958, p. 36-44, p. 38, repr.
  • 1980 Seelig
    Lorenz Seelig, Studien zu Martin van den Bogaert gen. Desjardins (1637-1694), Altendorf, D. Graëbner, 1980, LIV/13, p. 530
  • 1981 Souchal
    François Souchal, French Sculptors of the 17th and 18th Centuries: The Reign of Louis XIV, Oxford, Paul Cassirer Gallery, 1981, no. 47b, p. 259
  • 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

Exhibitions

  • 2008-2013 Cambridge
    Re-View: S427 Impressionist & Postimpressionist Art, Cambridge, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, August 2, 2008-June 18, 2011 or July 1, 2013 (?)