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ROLAND, Philippe-Laurent

Pont-à-Marcq, Nord 1746 - Paris 1816

Louis XVI

Louis XVI

1787

marble, in marbleized and gilt wood frame

medallion

Dimensions (HxWxD): roundel: diam. 27 12; frame: 59 12 x 62 14 in.

signed and dated on tranche of bust: Roland.f.1787

Acc. No.: 1990.234

Credit Line: Wrightsman Fund, 1990

Photo credit: www.metmuseum.org

© Artist:


Provenance

  • 1989, 18 June, Monaco, Christie's, sale, no. 177, ill.
  • Paris, Bernard Steinitz
  • 1990, Purchase, Wrightsman Fund

Bibliography

  • 1992 Draper
    James David Draper, "Philippe-Laurent Roland in the Metropolitan Museum of Art", Metropolitan Museum Journal, vol. 27, 1992, p. 138-140, ill.

Related works

  • Part of four roundels made by Roland in 1787 for the restored Halle aux Draps in Les Halles, Paris.