Le Sacrifice à l‘Amour (The Sacrifice to Cupid)

Clodion (Claude Michel), French, 1738 - 1814

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about 1765-1770

Marble

Overall: 10 1/2 × 12 3/16 in. (26.7 × 30.9 cm)

Frame: 14 3/16 × 15 13/16 × 1 3/8 in. (36 × 40.2 × 3.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Roger Arvid Anderson Collection; acquired through a gift from Evelyn A. and William B. Jaffe, Class of 1964H, by exchange

2016.63.12

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Sculpture

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in stone, lower left: CLODION.inv.

Exhibition History

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 17, 2000-April 15, 2001.

Antiquity in Rome from the Renaissance to the Age of Enlightenment: Selections from Dartmouth's Collections, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 7-September 9, 2001.

Publication History

T. Barton Thurber, "Survival and Revival of the Classical Tradition: Antiquity in Rome from the Baroque Era to the Age of Enlightenment." In T. Barton Thurber and Adrian W.B. Randolph, Antiquity in Rome from the Renaissance to the Age of Enlightenment: Selections from Dartmouth's Collections, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2001, pp. 57-59, ill. p.58, listed p.73.

Roger Arvid Anderson, The Roger Arvid Anderson Collection, Medals, Medallions, Plaquettes and Small Reliefs, Paintings, Sculpture, Works on Paper and Textiles, San Francisco: Roger Arvid Anderson (published privately), design by David L. Wilson, 2015, p. 273.

Provenance

Acquired by Roger Arvid Anderson, San Francisco, date unknown; lent to present collection,1998; sold to present collection, 2016.

Old Number

EL.S.998.28

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