Pygmalion and Galatea with Venus

attributed to Franz Zächerle, Austrian, 1737 - 1801

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about 1771

Pearwood

Overall: 28 3/4 × 20 5/16 × 1 5/8 in. (73 × 51.6 × 4.2 cm)

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

2016.63.6

Geography

Place Made: Austria, Europe

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Sculpture

Research Area

Sculpture

Not on view

Exhibition History

Aspects of Human Experience: Works from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 12, 1998-March 14, 1999.

German and Austrian Sculpture in the Eighteenth Century, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, 1954.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 2007-January 14, 2008.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 20-October 27, 2009.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 4, 2004-February 20, 2005.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 17, 2000-September 21, 2003.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 20, 2011.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 3, 1999-August 1, 2000.

Publication History

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. 272.

Provenance

Oscar Bondy (1870-1944), Vienna, Austria, before 1938; confiscated by Nazi forces; acquired for the Oberösterreichisches Landesmuseum, Linz, Austria; recovered by the United States Fine Arts Commission; restituted to Elisabeth Bondy (1890–1974), after 1947, New York, USA; sold to Ruth and Leopold Blumka, New York, USA, before 1960; sold Sotheby’s, New York, “European Works of Art from the Private Collection and gallery of the Blumka Estate,” 9/10 January 1996, lot no. 110; private collection Southern Germany; Neumeister Auction House, Paintings, Prints & Sculpture, Sale 300, lot 1149, Munich, Germany, July 1, 1998; Roger Arvid Anderson, San Francisco, about 1998; lent to present collection, 1998; sold to present collection, 2016.

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