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Inscription

incised on front of base: Chinard de Lyon 1810

Provenance

Private collection, London; acquired 1965 by the Wildenstein family, New York; gift 1990 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1991
Art for the Nation: Gifts in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1991, 128-129, color repro.
1996
Obras Maestras de la National Gallery of Art de Washington, Museo Nacional de Antropología, Mexico City, 1996-1997, unnumbered catalogue, 98-99, color repro.
Bibliography
1964
Rocher-Janeau, Madeleine. "Chinard and the Empire Style." Apollo 80 (1964): 225, repro. 224.
1994
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 44, repro.
2000
Butler, Ruth, and Suzanne Glover Lindsay, with Alison Luchs, Douglas Lewis, Cynthia J. Mills, and Jeffrey Weidman. European Sculpture of the Nineteenth Century. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 2000: 93-96, color repro.
2008
Penny, Nicholas. "The Evolution of the Plinth, Pedestal, and Socle." In Collecting Sculpture in Early Modern Europe. Nicholas Penny and Eike D. Schmidt, eds. Studies in the History of Art 70, Symposium Papers 47 (2008): 463, 464 fig. 6.