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BOIZOT, Louis-Simon

Paris 1743 - Paris 1809

Identification of author by Laure de Margerie, October 6, 2017.

Chryses (en paire avec Iphigénie)

Chryses (paired with priest Iphigenia)

1775

bronze

bust

Dimensions (HxWxD): H. with base: 19 in.

Acc. No.: 32.693

Credit Line: Gift of the executors of the Estate of Colonel Michael Friedsam

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Provenance

  • 1932, Gift of the executors of the Estate of Colonel Michael Friedsam

Bibliography

  • Museum's website (January 3, 2017)

Related works

  • A similar pair was in Karl Lagerfeld's collection. It was sold with his collection in Monaco, Christie's, April 28-29, 2000, lot 346 (sold for FF. 305,500), then sold in Paris, Sotheby's, November 4, 2015, no. 364, see entry at: http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/lot.364.html/2015/important-mobilier-sculptures-objets-art-pf1511.
    That pair was included in the following show: French Bronzes. 1500 to 1800, New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Inc, 1968, no. 79.