Voltaire (François-Marie Arouet, 1697-1778)
Portrait of Voltaire (François-Marie Arouet, 1697-1778)
Dimensions (HxWxD): 19 1⁄16 x 9 3⁄16 x 9 7⁄8; H. without base 15 1⁄8 in.
inscription on truncation of the left shoulder: PIGALLE
Acc. No.: M.78.7
Credit Line: Purchased with funds provided by Michael J. Connell Foundation, and Mrs. Roy C. Markus and Miss Carlotta Mabury by exchange
Photo credit: www.lacma.org
© Artist : public domain
- Possibly Count Rosebery's collection
- 1939, May 4, London, Christie's sale, no. 70, H. 15 pouces [= 38,1 cm.]
- New York, art market
- 1978, Purchased with funds provided by Michael J. Connell Foundation, and Mrs. Roy C. Markus and Miss Carlotta Mabury by exchange
- 1987 Schaefer and Fusco
Scott Schaefer and Peter Fusco, European Painting and Sculpture in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, 1987, p. 148, ill.
- 2008-2009 Paris/New York/Los Angeles
Cast in Bronze. French Sculpture from Renaissance to Revolution, Edited by Geneviève Bresc-Bautier and Guilhem Scherf, with James David Draper for the English-language edition, Paris, Musée du Louvre, October 22, 2008-January 19, 2009; New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, February 24-May 24, 2009; Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, June 30-September 27, 2009, Musée du Louvre Editions / Somogy Editions d'Art, 2008, no. 137, p. 480-481, repr., entry by Guilhem Scherf (exhibited in New York and Los Angeles)