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COUSTOU the Elder, Guillaume I


Lyon, Rhône 1677 - Paris 1746


Diane (Compagne de chasse)

Diana (Companion "chasseresse")

c. 1720

wood (walnut)

statuette

Dimensions (HxWxD): H. 21 38 in.

Acc. No.: 64.1465

Credit Line: Edwin E. Jack Fund

Photo credit: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

© Artist:


Provenance

  • By 1964, Paris, Mme Bela Hein
  • 1964, September 23, sold by Hein to the MFA

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 24 February 2012 and 20 March 2012

Comment

  • Museum's website, July 26, 2011:
    Crowned, wearing flowing robes, sashed and off left shoulder, leggings and sandals. Left hand (index finger broken off) holds scroll (?), extended right hand broken off. Rectangular plinth with cut corners.