French Sculpture Census

Mother Hen

published 01/28/2017

A website worth sharing is the French Sculpture Census. The site contains a catolog of French sculpture in public and private institutions and in public installations. There are many items of interest to a collector of animalier bronzes.

More formally this project is the Census of French Sculpture in American Public Collections (1500-1960), found at, a project by Laure de Margerie, funded by the University of Texas at Dallas, the Nasher Sculpture Center, the Institut national d'histoire de l'art, the Musée d'Orsay, the Ecole du Louvre, and the Musée Rodin.