La Ravissement d'Helene

Pierre Puget1683 - 1686

Detroit Institute of Arts

Detroit Institute of Arts

  • Title: La Ravissement d'Helene
  • Creator: Pierre Puget
  • Date: 1683 - 1686
  • Physical Location: Detroit, MI, U.S.A.
  • Physical Dimensions: w19 x h38.25 x d16.94 in (without pedestal)
  • Provenance: Founders Society Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Allan Shelden III Fund, Possibly the group sold by the merchant Simon-Philippe Poirier to Jeanne Becu, comtesse du Barry, March 23, 1770 (Wildenstein 1962, p. 373); possibly the same inventoried in the dining room of the pavillion of the Chatreau de Louveciennes in 1772 and 1774; Revolutionary confiscation (?); private collection Jacques Petit-Hory in Levallios-Perret (outside Paris) and Marc Bauraud, Paris, granted export permit in 1979; acquired by the DIA.
  • Type: Sculpture
  • Rights: Detroit Institute of Arts
  • External Link: http://dia.org
  • Medium: bronze