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Creator:
Laurent Delvaux, 1696–1778, Belgian
Title:
Ariadne
Date:
ca. 1723
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
Overall: 13 × 28 1/4 × 11 1/2 inches (33 × 71.8 × 29.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed by chisel at head of figure: "L. DELVAUX. F"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.31
Classification:
Sculptures
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
nude | portrait | sleeping | woman
Associated People:
Ariadne
Access:
On view
Exhibition History:
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Taste & Beauty in Three Dimensions: Paul Mellon and British Sculpture (Yale Center for British Art, 2002-10-23 - 2004-02-15)

Entrance Court 2003-4 (Yale Center for British Art, 2003-03-01 - 2004-09-07)

Publications:
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Charles Avery, Laurent Delvaux's Sculpture in England, National Trust Studies, no. 2, Sotheby Parke Bernet, London, 1980, p. 162, Fig. 11, DA655 N38 1980 (YCBA)

Alain Jacobs, Laurent Delvaux: Gand 1696 - Nivelles, 1778, Arthena, Paris, 1999, p. 237-238, Cat. S16, NJ18 D4145 J33 FMJ 7241 1999 + Oversize (HAAS)

Sotheby's, [ Sotheby's Advertisement ] : Fine Medieval, Renaissance and Later Works of Art : Thursday, 17 April 1968 at 2:30 p.m., The Times (London), April 15, 1969, p. 18, Available Online : The Times Digital Archive Also available on Microfilm: Film An T482 (SML)

Angus Trumble, The Marble Bust, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2004, no. 16, V 1304 (YCBA)

Ellis Waterhouse, Sculpture from the Paul Mellon Collection at the British Art Center at Yale, Burlington Magazine, vol. 119, May 1977, p. 351, N1 +B87 Oversize (YCBA)

Taste & beauty in three dimensions : Paul Mellon and British sculpture, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Conn., 2002, p. [3], no. 5, V 1426 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1476
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