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 712 works!
(as of April 30, 2015)

Rodin 712
Barye 693
Degas 300
Daumier 202
David d'Angers 195
Houdon 195
Maillol 181
Lipchitz 178
Matisse 127
Carpeaux 126
Giacometti 121
Clodion 114
Bourdelle 106
Dalou 95
Arp 90
Lachaise 87
Roche 80
Picasso 79
Brancusi 77
Carrier-Belleuse 73
Nini 66
Despiau 66
Renoir 47*

* alone or with Guino

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

France 16th century 142
France 17th century 84
France 18th century 134
France 19th century 152
France 20th century 6

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 921 works!

Only museums fully covered by the Census and having more than 40 works have been considered here:
(as of April 30, 2015)

New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art 921
Washington, DC, National Gallery of Art 500
San Francisco, Legion of Honor 430
Washington, DC, Hirshhorn Museum 370
Baltimore, Baltimore Museum of Art 351
Chicago, Art Institute 289
Philadelphia, Philadelphia Museum of Art 288
New York, Museum of Modern Art 285
Baltimore, Walters Art Museum 267
Princeton, Princeton University Art Museum 258
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art 248
Cambridge, Harvard Art Museums 238
Detroit Institute of Arts 224
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts 201
Pasadena, Norton Simon Museum 144
Philadelphia, Rodin Museum 142
Cleveland Museum of Art 141
New Haven, Yale University Art Gallery 137
Bloomington, Indiana University Art Museum 90
San Marino, Huntington Library 87
Notre Dame, Snite Museum of Art 79
Tucson, University of Arizona Museum of Art 76
Louisville, Speed Art Museum 74
Los Angeles, J. Paul Getty Museum 63
Dallas, Nasher Sculpture Center 62
Toledo Museum of Art 62
Oberlin, Allen Memorial Art Museum 59
Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery 56
Kansas City, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art 56
Providence, RISD Museum of Art 56
Williamstown, Clark Art Institute 53
Atlanta, High Museum of Art 51
Goldendale, Maryhill Museum of Art 49
Dallas Museum of Art 45
Houston, Museum of Fine Arts 44

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)