Fidelity, the Mother of Constant Love. Artist: Augustin Pajou (French, Paris 1730-1809 Paris); Date: 1799; Culture: French, Paris; Medium:
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Dimensions:4096 x 5120 px | 34.7 x 43.3 cm | 13.7 x 17.1 inches | 300dpi
Fidelity, the Mother of Constant Love. Artist: Augustin Pajou (French, Paris 1730-1809 Paris); Date: 1799; Culture: French, Paris; Medium: Terracotta; Dimensions: 15 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 8 in. (39.4 x 19.1 x 20.3 cm); Classification: Sculpture; Credit Line: Purchase, Gifts of J. Pierpont Morgan and Irwin Untermyer, by exchange, 1986 / In this highly moralizing allegory, the young woman´s hair is styled modishly à la Titus, a short bob in emulation of a hairstyle favored by ancient Roman republicans.; Signature: Incised on the back of the rocky seat: Pajou f./l´an 7 de la Ré. f. /1799. Inscription: Incised on front of base: La fidélité Mere de l´amour constant; Provenance: Mme A. Arman de Caillavet (until 1920; sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, May 7, 1920, no. 194); [ Bruton Gallery, New York, until 1986; sold to MMA ]