- Museum number
Series: Les Artistes Anciens et Modernes
Plate 106: to left, still holding a tool, the sculptor Pygmalion watches in wonder, one arm held out, as his statue Galatea, nude, covering her modesty with one hand, the other hand on the opposing shoulder, comes to life on the pedestal; smoke from a brazier to right; after Jean François Gigoux
Lithograph on chine collé
- Production date
- 1852-1862 (circa)
Height: 251 millimetres (image size)
Width: 168 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- For another impression of this print, also from 'Les Artistes Anciens et Modernes', see 1936,0302.16.11. For further information on the series, including dating, see Curator’s Comment on 1936,0302.14.1.
According to the list of plates in the third bound volume of the series in the British Museum (1936,0302.16.1-49), the original painting was exhibited at the Salon of 1852.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- 1880,0710.1 to 250 constitute a series of plates for 'Les artistes anciens et modernes' from 1842-60.
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number