About This Artwork

Pierre Jean David d'Angers (Attributed to)
French, 1788-1856

Project for a Monument to a General, 1830/40

Wood and plaster
53.7 x 27.5 x 17.9 cm (21 1/8 x 10 13/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Gift of Charles Deering McCormick, Brooks McCormick, and the Estate of Roger McCormick [exchange of 1970.468], 1975.340

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Publication History

M. Valotaire, David d’Angers (Paris, 1932).

Musée des Beaux Arts, David d’Angers (Angers: Musée des Beaux Arts, 1934), p. 30.

A. Bruel, Les Carnets de David d’Angers (Paris, 1958).

F. Bergot, David d’Angers (Paris: Hôtel de la Monnaie, 1966).

Stanislas Lami, Dictionaire des Sculpteurs de l’Ecole Francaise (Nendeln, Liechtenstein: Kraus, 1970), pp. 67, 113, 184.

Peter Fusco and H. W. Janson, eds., “Pierre-Jean David d’Angers,” The Romantics to Rodin (Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1980).

Jacques de Caso, “L’Inventaire Après décès de David d’Angers et Quelques Remarques,” Gazette des Beaux-Arts (September 1980), pp. 3, 86-97.

Ownership History

Heim Gallery, Ltd., London, by 1975; sold to the Art Institute (by exchange, 1970.468), 1975.




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