French Sculpture Census


Rodin, Danaid, Philadelphia, Rodin Museum Barye, Turkish Horse, Dallas Museum of Art Degas, Head of a woman, Pasadena, Norton Simon Museum

And the winner is.... RODIN with 1138 works!
(as of November 27, 2017)

Rodin 1138
Barye 1006
Degas 317
David d'Angers 280
Houdon 255
Daumier 244
Lipchitz 226
Maillol 224
Carpeaux 153
Lachaise 151
Bourdelle 140
Matisse 138
Dalou 133
Clodion 130
Giacometti 129
Arp 113
Carrier-Belleuse 94
Picasso 90
Roche 88
Caqué 85

And let's not forget the Anonymous who are still to be identified:

France 16th century 175
France 17th century 116
France 18th century 174
France 19th century 214
France 20th century 15

1. Auguste Rodin, carved by Jean Escoula, Danaid, Philadelphia, Rodin Museum, 2003-4-1 (ph. © Rodin Museum, Philadelphia)
2. Antoine-Louis Barye, Turkish Horse, Dallas Museum of Art, 1978.6.FA (ph. Brad Flowers/Image courtesy Dallas Museum of Art)
3. Edgar Degas, Portrait of a Woman, Pasadena, Norton Simon Museum, M.1977.02.68.S (ph. © Norton Simon Art Foundation)


The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Palace of the Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

And the winner is.... the METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART in NEW YORK with 918 works!
Only museums fully covered by the Census and having more than 100 works have been considered here:
(as of November 27, 2017)

New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art 921
Washington, DC, National Gallery of Art 647
San Francisco, Legion of Honor 432
Washington, DC, Hirshhorn Museum 393
Baltimore, Baltimore Museum of Art 352
Philadelphia, Philadelphia Museum of Art 332
Baltimore, The Walters Art Museum 326
New York, The Museum of Modern Art 280
Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago 277
Stanford, Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Center 259
Princeton, Princeton University Art Museum 258
New York, Brooklyn Museum 254
Cambridge, Harvard Art Museums 239
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art 237
Detroit, Detroit Institute of Arts 235
New Brunswick, Zimmerli Art Museum 201
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts 200
Brunswick, Bowdoin College Museum of Art 196
Goldendale, Maryhill Museum of Art 162
Cleveland, The Cleveland Museum of Art 155
Pasadena, Norton Simon Museum 143
Minneapolis, The Minneapolis Institute of Art 142
Philadelphia, Rodin Museum/PMA 142
New Haven, Yale University Art Gallery 141
Norfolk, Chrysler Museum of Art 120
Northampton, Smith College Museum of Art 107
Madison, Chazen Museum of Art 104

1. New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art (ph. Wikimedia (WT-shared), Onyo)
2. Washington, D.C., The National Gallery of Art, East Wing (ph. Wikimedia, Urban)
3. Auguste Rodin's Thinker in front of the Palace of the Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco (ph. Wikimedia, Andreas Praefcke)