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image of A Garden Allegory: The Dew and Zephyr Cultivating Flowers Benoît Massou, Anselme Flamen, and Nicolas Rebillé
Benoît Massou (sculptor)
French, 1633 - 1684
Anselme Flamen (sculptor)
French, 1647 - 1717
Nicolas Rebillé (sculptor)
French, active 1732 - 1751
A Garden Allegory: The Dew and Zephyr Cultivating Flowers, 1683/1732
marble
overall: 180.5 x 77.2 x 67.3 cm (71 1/16 x 30 3/8 x 26 1/2 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
1952.5.106
Not on View
From the Tour: Marble Sculpture from France
Object 2 of 8

1909Furcy-Raynaud, Marc. Inventaires des sculptures. Paris, 1909: 58, 72.
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: 250, no. 112, repro., as The Dew by Robert Le Lorrain.
1956Beaulieu, Michèle. "Un grand sculpteur méconnu, Robert Le Lorrain." Le Jardin des Arts (June 1956):487, repro, as by Le Lorrain.
1959Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 448, repro., as The Dew by Robert Le Lorrain.
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 160, as The Dew by Robert Le Lorrain.
1968European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 141, repro., as The Dew by Robert Le Lorrain.
1976Middeldorf, Ulrich. Sculptures from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools XIV-XIX Century. London, 1976: 100.
1977Souchal, François. French Sculptors of the 17th and 18th Centuries: The Reign of Louis XIV. 3 vols. Oxford, 1977-1987: 1 (1977):281, repro.
1978Souchal, François. "Anselme Flamen, <>, sculpteur du Roi." Gazette des Beaux-Arts 91 (February 1978): repro. 52.
1994Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 147, 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.
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: 79 (not in the exhibition).

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