Candlestick, ca. between 1850 and 1900

  • Jean-Démosthène Dugourc, French, 1749-1825

Brass, ormolu

  • Framed: Overall: 14 7/8 × 6 inches (37.8 × 15.2 cm)

Bequest of Mrs. Horace E. Dodge in memory of her husband



European Sculpture and Dec Arts

  • Acanthus
  • Festoons
  • Gadrooning
  • Brass (alloy)
  • Ormolu
  • Caryatid
  • Candlestick
  • France


The Right Honourable Gerald Henry [1898-1927] Baron Foley (Ruxley Lodge, Claygate, Surrey, England); (Duveen Brothers, New York, New York, USA); 1935-1971, acquired by Anna Thomson Dodge; 1971-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Lami, Stanislas. Dictionnaire des Sculpteurs de L'école Française au XVIIIe siècle, 2 Vols. Paris 1910-11, vol. II, p. 274. A Catalogue of Works of Art of the Eighteenth Century in the Collection of Anna Thomson Dodge, vol. 1. Detroit, 1939, not paginated. Hautecoeur, Louis. Histoire de L'architecture Classique en France, 7 Vols. Paris, 1952, p. 495. Watson, F.J.B. Wallace Collection Catalogues: Furniture. London 1956, p. 97, nos. F174, F175, pl. 22. Grigaut, Paul L. French Taste in the Eighteenth Century. Exh. cat., Detroit Intsitute of Arts. Detroit, 1956, nos. 130a-b. Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Ct, Let There Be Light, March 11-april 26, 1964 Bottineau, Yves and Oliver Lefuel. Les grands orfèvres de Louis Xiii à Charles X. Paris, 1965, p. 251. Collection Henriette Bouvier. Exh. cat., Musée Carnavalet. Paris, 1968, no. 207. Winokur, Ronald L. "The Mr. And Mrs. Horace E. Dodge Memorial Collection." Bulletin of the DIA 50, no. 3 (1971): pp. 43-51. Frégnac, Claude. Les Styles Français. Paris, 1975, pp. 178, 182-183. Ottomeyer, Hans and Peter Pröschel. Vergoldete Bronzen, 2 vols. Munich, 1987, Vol. I, Pp. 258, 286-287. Dell, T., et al. The Dodge Collection of Eighteenth-century French and English Art at the Detroit Institute of Arts. New York and Detroit, 1996, no. 32, pp. 130-132, (color ill.) p. 131.

Rights Status

attributed to Jean-Démosthène Dugourc, Candlestick, ca. between 1850 and 1900, brass, ormolu. Detroit Institute of Arts, Bequest of Mrs. Horace E. Dodge in memory of her husband, 71.217.