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BOIZOT, Louis-Simon


Paris 1743 - Paris 1809


Executed by Roberto Lazzarini (1779-1832), a member of the dynasty of sculptors who were active in Carrara from 1670 to 1942, after a model by Louis-Simon Boizot (1743-1809).

Louis XVI

Louis XVI

1796

marble

bust

Dimensions (HxWxD): 33 x 26 x 14 in.

signed and dated on back: Robert Lazzarini / de Carrara. 1796

Acc. No.: 73.270

Credit Line: Founders Society Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Buhl Ford, II Fund

Photo credit: 2012 Detroit Institute of Arts

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Provenance

  • 1973, Paris, Purchased from Jacques Fischer, Dealer
  • 1973, Founders Society Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Buhl Ford, II Fund

Bibliography

  • 2002 Darr, Barnet and Boström
    A. P. Darr, P. Barnet, A. Bostrom, with contributions by C. Avery... [et. al.], Catalogue of Italian Sculpture in the Detroit Institute of Arts, London: Harvey Miller Publishers, in assoc. with the Detroit Institute of Arts, 2002, 2 vols., II, cat. 177