CASSOU, Charles

Paris 1887 - Paris 1947

Diane, groupe central

Diana, center group



Photo credit: Forest Lawn Art Guide

© Artist : public domain


  • Commissioned by William Randolph Hearst (1863-1951) for Hearst Castle, San Simeon, CA
  • 1937, Should have been installed near the entrance to the North Terrace, but construction was never completed
  • 1956, Bought by Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Los Angeles
  • At the edge of the entrance pool at Forest Lawn-Hollywood Hills


  • 1963 (Forest Lawn)
    Forest Lawn Art Guide, Forest Lawn Memorial Park Association, 1963, p. 270 no. 1047, 1048, 1049 (1050, 1051, Kneeling Nymphs by VEZIEN)
  • 2003 Coffman
    Taylor Coffman, Building for Hearst and Morgan. Voices from the George Loorz Papers, Berkeley, Berkeley Hills Books, 2003, p. 312: "three marble groups, presided over by the Roman huntress Diana"
  • 2000 Kastner
    Victoria Kastner, Hearst's San Simeon. The Gardens and the Land, Photographs by Victoria Garagliano, New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 2009, p. 201-202, repr. p. 201
  • Wikipédia, notice sur Cassou (consultée le 16 mai 2016)