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RABILLON, Léonce

France 1814 - United States 1886

John Pendleton Kennedy (1795-1870)

John Pendleton Kennedy (1795-1870)

1874

marble

bust

Dimensions (HxWxD): H. 26.5 in.

on the front: J. P. KENNEDY
on its left cut: LEONCE RABILLON 1874

Acc. No.: MSA SC 4680-20-0065

Credit Line: Collection of the Maryland State Archives

Photo credit: Collection of the Maryland Commission on Artistic Property of the Maryland State Archives

© Artist : public domain


Provenance

  • 1874, Bust modeled in Baltimore by Léonce Rabillon, a plaster cast was made, and the marble was executed in Paris from the plaster under the supervision of Léonce Rabillon
  • 1874-1875, Acquired by the Peabody Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore
  • 1996, Peabody Art Collection acquired by the State of Maryland and adminstrated by the Maryland Commission on Artistic Property, Maryland State Archives
  • 2012, exhibited in the Peabody Institute, Baltimore

Bibliography

  • Peabody Art Collection website, June 13, 2013
  • 1874 Report
    Seventh Annual Report of the Provost to the Trustees of the Peabody Institute of the City of Baltimore, June 4, 1874 , p. 26
  • 1875 Report
    Eighth Annual Report of the Provost to the Trustees of the Peabody Institute of the City of Baltimore, June 3, 1875, p. 24-25