National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Poetry and Music Clodion (artist)
French, 1738 - 1814
Poetry and Music, c. 1774/1778
marble
overall: 117.6 x 89.1 x 56 cm (46 5/16 x 35 1/16 x 22 1/16 in.) gross weight: 285.766 kg (630 lb.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
1952.5.98
On View
From the Tour: Marble Sculpture from France
Object 6 of 8

1877Guiffrey, Jules. Les Caffieri. Paris, 1877: 221.
1885Thirion, Henri. Les Adam et Clodion. Paris, 1885: 275, 391, 393.
1910Lami, Stanislas. Dictionnaire des Sculpteurs de l'Ecole française au dix-huitième siècle. 2 vols. Paris, 1910-1911: 2: 147.
1921Réau, Louis. "Une statue de Pigalle retrouvée: la Moisonneuse ou l’Abondance.” Revue de l'Art ancien et modern 39 (January 1921): 50-62, esp. 62.
1925Henriot, Gabriel. "La Collection David-Weill." L'Amour de l'Art (1925):14
1934Réau, Louis. "Un sculpteur flamand francisé du XXVVVisiècle: Tassaert (1727-1788)." Revue belge d'Archéologie et d'Histoire de l'Art 4 (1934): 289-309, esp. 298.
1951Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection Acquired by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation 1945-1951. Introduction by John Walker, text by William E. Suida. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1951: 260, no. 117, repro.
1959Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 452, repro.
1959Hodgkinson, Terence. "French Sculpture at Waddesdon." The Burlington Magazine 101, n. 676/677 (July-August 1959): 255-259, esp. 256.
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 149.
1968European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 131, repro.
1970Hodgkinson, Terence. Sculpture (The James A. de Rothschild Collection at Waddesdon Manor). London and Fribourg, 1970: 18-19.
1973Scott, Barbara. "Charles Alexandre Calonne, Economist and Collector." Apollo (January 1973): 87, repro. fig. 2.
1976Middeldorf, Ulrich. Sculptures from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools XIV-XIX Century. London, 1976: 105.
1981Katz, Lois, ed.. Finger Prints of the Artist: European Terra-Cotta Sculpture from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections. Cambridge, MA, 1981: repro. fig. 24.
1986Ford, Terrence, compiler and ed. Inventory of Music Iconography, no. 1. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York 1986: no. 163.
1993Bailey, Colin. "Mécénat privé? Mécénat public? L'abbé Terray, collectionneur de sculptures contemporaines." In Clodion et la sculpture française de la fin du XVIIIe siècle. Actes du colloque organisé au musée du Louvre par le service culturel les 20 et 21 mars 1992. Paris, 1993: 202-203, fig. 6, 219 n. 35.
1994Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 46, repro.
1999Norman Herz, Katherine A. Holbrow and Shelley G. Sturman. "Marble Sculture in the National Gallery of Art: a Provenance Study." In Max Schvoerer, ed. Archéomatériaux: marbres et autres roches: ASMOSIA IV, Bordeaux, France 9-13 october 1995: actes de la IVème Conférence international de l’Association pour l’étude des marbres et autres roches utilizes dans le passé. Talence, 1999: 101-110.
2000National Gallery of Art Special Issue. Connaissance des Arts. Paris, 2000:61.
2004Gopnik, Blake. "A Very Full Week at the National Gallery, Five Full Days of Permanent Pleasure." The Washington Post (27 December 2004): C1, C2, repro.
2005The Arts of France from François Ier to Napoléon Ier. A Centennial Celebration of Wildenstein's Presence in New York. Exh. cat. Wildenstein & Co., Inc., New York, 2005: 66, fig. 93, 75 (not in the exhibition).

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