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A Silver Salver, (art work)

Artist:
Goujon, Jean
Medium:
Silver
Type:
Art works
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 2
"A silver salver, French; water gilded, repousse and very richly chased, representing naiads, nereides, tritons, &c. Figure of Mars in the centre surrounded by four figures of the Venus Marine. An engraving of the only other known piece of silver work by Goujon, in the possession of Lor Vivian, is sub- mitted for comparison. Nearly all of Goujon's sculpture repre- sents marine allegories. The fountain of the innocents in Paris, but chef d'oeuvre is well known, Goujon's died of gunshot wound on St. Bartholomew's Day, (1572), whilst working on a scaffolding decorating the old Louvre." [P. 15.]
Private Catalogue of the Harrel Art Collection, at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Summer Exhibition, 1876. A Collection of Paintings, Drawings, Water Colors, Miniatures, Enamels, Bronzes, &c. The Property of James Wharton Harrel, late Captain 2d Queen's Royal Regt., and 89th Princess Victoria's Regt. Press of Thomas S. Dando, 307 Walnut Street, Philadelphia.
Artist nationality: French.
Topic:
Miscellaneous--Salver
Mythology--Classical--Triton
Mythology--Classical--Mars
Mythology--Classical--Venus
Figure group
Control number:
AECI 01840139
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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