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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
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From the Tour: Marble Sculpture from France
Object 6 of 8

Provenance

Abbé Joseph-Marie Terray [1715-1778], Paris; his nephew and heir Abbé Cecroy de Terray; (sale 20 January 1779, no. 27, withdrawn). Marquis Joseph Henri Costa de Beauregard, Chateau de Beauregard, Savoy; Marquis Charles Albert Costa de Beauregard, La Motte-Servolex, Savoy. Charles J. Wertheimer [d. 1911], London. David David-Weill [1871-1952], Neuilly-sur-Seine, by 1925;[1] sold 1937 to (Wildenstein & Co.), until at least 1940.[2] purchased 1949 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1952 to NGA.

[1] Gabriel Henriot, "La Collection David-Weill," L'Amour de l'Art, 1925: 14.

[2] "Sale of the David-Weill Collection," Art News 35, 27 February 1937. Exhibited with the David-Weill collection for sale at Wildenstein, New York, in 1940.

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