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09306_1998-444Venus

FALCONET, Etienne-Maurice

Paris 1716 - Paris 1791

Identification of author by Laure de Margerie, 25 August, 2015.

Maker: Denonvilliers

Baigneuse, l'une d'une paire

Bather, one of a pair

cast iron with bronze patina

statue

Dimensions (HxWxD): 32 x 10 x 10 in.

inscribed: M. Denonvilliers

Acc. No.: 1998.444

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

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

© Artist : public domain


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/)