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HOUDON, Jean-Antoine

Versailles, Yvelines 1741 - Paris 1828

Diane

Diane

bronze

bust

Dimensions (HxWxD): 24 12 x 15 x 9 in.

Acc. No.: BH8-01047

Photo credit: ph. courtesy Biltmore Estate, Asheville

© Artist : public domain


Provenance

  • 1889-1895, Biltmore Estate was built for George Washington Vanderbilt II (1862-1914); architect: Richard Morris Hunt, landscape designer: Frederick Law Olmsted

Bibliography

  • 1980 Biltmore
    Biltmore House & Gardens, Asheville, Biltmore Estate, 1980, p. 64 (Second Floor Corridor)
  • 2008 Scherf
    Guilhem Scherf, Entry for the statue Diana the Huntress from Musée du Louvre, in Cast in Bronze. French Sculpture from Renaissance to Revolution, Edited by Geneviève Bresc-Bautier and Guilhem Scherf, with James David Draper for the English-language edition, Paris, Musée du Louvre, October 22, 2008-January 19, 2009; New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, February 24-May 24, 2009; Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, June 30-September 27, 2009, Musée du Louvre Editions / Somogy Editions d'Art, 2008, p. 474-477