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Classification:Art Objects
Object Number:529-9-6228
Object Name:statue
Title:Pygmalion and Galatea
Date:19th century
Made:Paris, France
Subject:Pygmalion, Galatea
Description:Bearded male, wearing tunic and sandals, embraces nude female who stands on a square stool with a dolphin at her feet on an irregular oblong base.
Medium/Materials:white marble
Dimensions:193 x 99 x 63.5 cm. (75 31/32 x 38 31/32 x 25 in.)
Park Unit:Hearst San Simeon SHM
Artist:Jean-Léon Gérôme, French, 1824 - 1904
Previous owner:Charles T. Yerkes
Previous owner:American Art Association

Exhibition History:
Paris Salon, 1892.