Aubert-Henri-Joseph Parent

( 1753 - 1835 )

The Wettin Still-Life: Carved panel relief still life with a bird and a vase containing roses, lilacs, daisies and ranunculi, resting on a ledge bearing the arms of the House of Wettin



27.5 x 27.5 cm (10 ⁷/₈ x 10 ⁷/₈ inches)

Signed and dated: ‘A.T PARENT. F. 1794.’ (lower edge)

Private collection, United Kingdom

With Mallett at Bourdon House Ltd, London, until 1965
Purchased by Geoffrey MacLeod Hallowes (1918-2006), Surrey, until 2006
Private collection, United Kingdom
Related Literature
Journal des Artistes, 6 December 1835, vol. 2, no. 23, pp. 364-366
S. Lami, Dictionnaire des Sculpteurs de l’École Française au Dix-Huitième Siècle, II, Paris, 1911, p. 224-226
C. Streeter, ‘Two Carved Reliefs by Aubert Parent’, The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal, vol. 13, 1985, pp. 53-66
‘Recent Acquisitions (2000-2006) of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts at the Detroit Institute of Arts: Supplement’, The Burlington Magazine, vol. 149, no. 1251, June 2007, p. 453, no. XV
D. Kisluk-Grosheide and J. Munger, The Wrightsman Galleries for French Decorative Arts: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New Haven and London, 2010, p. 104, no. 42

Aubert-Henri-Joseph Parent