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Ludwig Tieck (1773–1853)

Maker:
Pierre Jean David d'Angers (French, Angers 1788–1856 Paris)
Date:
1834
Culture:
French, after a German, Dresden model
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Height: 12 1/4 in. (31.1 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line:
Gift of Jospeh G. Reinis, 1997
Accession Number:
1997.393
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 552
Tieck (1773–1853) was a German Romantic literary lion. International reciprocity between art and literature can be said to have peaked in the portraiture of David d’Angers, which captured geniuses from all parts of Europe.
Inscription: On front of base: L TIECK
Joseph G. Reinis , New York (until 1997; to MMA)
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