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Ennemond-Alexandre PETITOT

France 1727 – Italy 1801

designer

Jean-Baptiste BOUDARD

France 1710 – Italy 1768

sculptor

Gran' vasi di Palazzo Ducale, Parma [Large vases from the Ducal Palace, Parma] c.1765-68

  • two vases, each in three sections with bases
Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Parma province, Italy
sculptures, marble
Technique: marble
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
each 190.0 h x 137.2 w cm
Purchased 1991
Accession No: NGA 91.1561.1-2.A-D
Provenance:
  • Palazzo Ducale, Parma c.1765-68;
  • to Heilbronner, Paris;
  • to Eugene Glaenzer & Co., New York, before 1927;
  • Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, inv. nos. 27.431, 27.432, in 1927;
  • sold at auction Sloane's Auction House, Washington DC, Spring 1989;
  • bought by Carlton Hobbs, London;
  • from whom bought by the Australian National Gallery, June 1991