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Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot - Marietta, or Roman Odalisque
Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux - Mademoiselle Fiocre
Louis-Ferdinand  Lachassaigne - Vase - Van Dyck painting his first canvas
Charles Durand dit Carolus-Duran - Mademoiselle de Lancey
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres - Francis I Receives the Last Breaths of Leonardo da Vinci
Eugène Delacroix - Combat of the Giaour and the Pasha
Jacob Mardochée known as Jacob Petit - Mameluke clock
Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux - Buste de Samuel Welles de La Valette
Gustave Courbet - Courbet au chien noir
Édouard Manet - Portrait of Théodore Duret
Louis Léopold Boilly - Portrait of Mademoiselle Athénaïs d’Albenas
Paul Gauguin - Old Man with a Stick
Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux - Ugolino
Jan  Van Beers   - Les funérailles de Charles le Bon, Comte de Flandre, célébrées à Bruges dans l’église Saint-Christophe le 22 avril 1127
Gustave Courbet - La sieste pendant la saison des foins (montagne du Doubs)
Alfred de Dreux - Portrait of Mr and Mrs Mosselman and their two daughters
Jean-Désiré Ringel d'Illzach - Portrait of Jeanne et Mrs Albert Dammouse
Octave  Penguilly L’Haridon  - Côtes de Belleville
Gustave Doré - The Vale of Tears
Gustave Doré - L’Ascension
Camille  Pissarro - Le Pont Royal et le Pavillon de Flore
Paul Delaroche - Portrait d'Horace Delaroche
Théobald Chartran - Priam asking Achilles for the return of Hector's body
 Escalier de cristal - Ecran de cheminée

The “Titans” Jardinière

Rodin and Albert Carrier-Belleuse
Choisy-Le-Roi earthenware factory (managed by Hippolyte Boulanger) ; Auguste Rodin (Paris, 1840 - Meudon, 1917) ; Albert Carrier-Belleuse (Anisy-Le-Château, 1824 - Sèvres, 1887)
Circa 1877
Diamètre inférieur : 22 cm ; Diamètre supérieur : 36 cm

The Titans Jardinière consists of a plinth decorated with four masculine figures on which sits a vase decorated with lizards and leaves.

The general composition of the vase can be attributed to Albert Carrier-Belleuse, the great ornamental sculptor of the second half of the nineteenth century, who employed Rodin in his workshop several times between 1864 and 1882. The powerful modelling of the four telamones and their poses in the manner of Michelangelo have encouraged some specialists to suggest that Rodin was the main creator of the plinth. The Titan jardinière has been compared to works dating from Rodin’s Brussels period such as the Monument to the Burgermeister Loos, with which there is a clear affinity. Acquired by the Petit Palais in 2004, the Titan jardinière is one of three complete examples (including both plinth and bowl) held in public collections. Only two other known versions exist: one at the Museo Lazaro Galdiano in Madrid and the other at the Detroit Institute of Arts.

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Inventory number : ODUT01914
Acquisition details : Purchase, 2004
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