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Clodion (sculptor)
French, 1738 - 1814
Monumental Urn, c. 1860
marble
overall: 131.5 x 97.1 cm (51 3/4 x 38 1/4 in.)
Andrew W. Mellon Collection
1940.2.2
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From the Tour: Marble Sculpture from France
Object 7 of 8

1941Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 220, no. A-43.
1942Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 254, repro. 219.
1949Paintings and Sculpture from the Mellon Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1949 (reprinted 1953 and 1958): 172, repro.
1959Wark, R. R. Sculpture in the Huntington Collection. San Marino, California, 1959: 74.
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 148
1968European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 131, repro.
1972Hovey, Walter Read. "The Arts in Changing Societies: Reflections Inspired by Works of Art in the Frick Art Museum, Pittsburgh." Five Lectures, delivered at the Frick Art Museum, 1970-1971 (1972): fig. 26.
1991Scherf, Guilhem. "Autour de Clodion: variations, répétitions, imitations." Revue de l'Art 91 (1991): 47-59, repro. 8-9.
1992Poulet, Anne L., and Guilhem Scherf. Clodion: 1738-1814. Exh. cat. Musée du Louvre, Paris, 1992: 214.
1994Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 45, 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.
2008Miner, Carolyn. "Pair of ornamental urns." In Bennett, Shelley, and Carolyn Sargentson, eds. French Art of the Eighteenth Century at the Huntington. New Haven, 2008: 466-467.

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