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Fame (one of a pair)

Artist:
Pierre Jean David d'Angers (French, Angers 1788–1856 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1835
Culture:
French
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
10 1/4 x 8 3/4 in. (26 x 22.2 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Friends of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts Gifts, 1992
Accession Number:
1992.49.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 552
These are models (see also 1992.49.2) for the spandrels of the monumental Roman-style Porte d'Aix in Marseille, unveiled in 1835.
[ Cyril Humphris , London, until 1992; sold to MMA ]
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