- Museum number
Series: Les Artistes Anciens et Modernes
Plate 106: to left, still holding a tool, 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: 250 millimetres (image)
Width: 167 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- This print, from Volume 3, 5ème livraison, is in one of three bound volumes in the Department of Prints and Drawings (1936,0302.14.1-49, 1936,0302.15.1-49 and 1936,0302.16.1-49). For further information on the series, including dating, see Curator’s Comment on 1936,0302.14.1.
According to the list of plates, the original painting was exhibited at the Salon of 1852.
For another impression of this print, also from 'Les Artistes Anciens et Modernes', see 1880,0710.111.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Transferred from the Department of Printed Books
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number