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09303_1998-443Venus

ALLEGRAIN, Christophe-Gabriel

Paris 1710 - Paris 1795

Identification of author by Laure de Margerie, August, 2015.

Maker: Denonvilliers

Vénus au bain, l'une d'une paire

Aphrodite, one of a pair

cast iron with bronze patina

statue

Dimensions (HxWxD): 33 12 x 12 x 12 in.

inscribed: M. Denonvilliers

Acc. No.: 1998.443

Credit Line: Collection of the Henry Plant Museum, Tampa, Florida

Photo credit: photo courtesy the Henry Plant Museum, Tampa, Florida

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Provenance

  • Many of the sculptures were editions that railroad magnate Henry Bradley Plant (1819-1899) purchased in Europe to decorate his railroad resort, the Tampa Bay Hotel, when it opened in 1891.

Bibliography

  • 1894 Denonvilliers
    Statues décoratives, dans Catalogue Denonvilliers, 1894, planche 299 (accessible sur le site de e-monumen : http://e-monumen.net/patrimoine-monumental/deno_1894_pl299-statues/)