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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Joseph-Marie Terray [1715-1778], Paris; his nephew and heir, Abbé Cecroy de Terray; (sale, 20 January 1779, no. 27, withdrawn).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., New York);[2] purchased 1949 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1952 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1940
French XVIIIth Century Sculpture formerly of The David-Weill Collection, Wildenstein & Co., New York, 1940, no. 24.
1974
Nineteenth-Century Sculpture, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1974, unnumbered checklist.

Bibliography

1925
Henrist, Gabriel. "La Collection David-Weill." L'Amour de l'Art (1925): 14.
1928
Devigne, Marguerite. Laurent Delvaux et ses élèves. (Series: Acade´mie royale de Belgique. Classes des beaux-arts. Me´moires. Collection in-4, 2. se´r., vol. II). Brussels, 1928: pl. 1, fig. 3.
1951
Paintings 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: 262, no. 118, repro.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 453, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 172.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 151, repro.
1972
Kalnein, Wend Graf, and Michael Levey. Art and Architecture of the Eighteenth Century in France. Harmondsworth, 1972: 100.
1976
Middeldorf, Ulrich. Sculptures from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools XIV-XIX Century. London, 1976: 105.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 643, no. 1012, repro.
1988
Scherf, Guilhem. "Un Buste de l'Abbé Raynal à l'Académie de Lyon." Bulletin des Musées et Monuments Lyonnais 1 (1988): 17, repro. fig. 9.
1992
Poulet, Anne L., and Guilhem Scherf. Clodion: 1738-1814. Exh. cat. Musée du Louvre, Paris, 1992: 307, repro fig. 154.
1993
Bailey, 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. 7.
1994
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 224, repro.
1999
Norman 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.
2000
National Gallery of Art Special Issue. Connaissance des Arts. Paris, 2000:61.
2005
The 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: 80 (not in the exhibition).

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