Sculpture 025

Fine white marble statuette of a young woman mourning a dove.  Formerly attributed to Falconet, this group of sculptures is now given to Joseph or Jean Baptiste Broche (Falconet à Sèvres: Editions RMN; Paris 2001, pages 39-45 and pages 97-98)

Ex Collection:

                J. Pierrepont Morgan

                Mrs. Henry Walters (#667)

                Arnold Seligmann


Louis Réau : Etienne Maurice Falconet ;1922, Vol. I, Pl XVIII

Theodore Dell: Article in the 1955 International Show Catalogue concerning J.P. Morgan, page 33.

Exhibited:  Metropolitan Museum of Art:  Loan Exhibition of the J.P. Morgan Collection, 1914-16, page116

Height (ins.): 18.5"(47cm)     
Origin: France     Period: Neo-Classical