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BOIZOT, Louis-Simon

Paris 1743 - Paris 1809

Information given by Tamara Préaud, honorary archivist at the Manufacture nationale de Sèvres, June 19, 2013: Model created at Sèvres in 1785 by Boizot. The initials L.R. are those of Josse Le Riche, head of Sculpture studio at Sèvres.

Maker: Sèvres, Manufacture nationale de

Louis XVI (1754-1793)

Louis XVI (1754-1793)

model created at Sèvres in 1785

biscuit porcelain

bust

Dimensions (HxWxD): 14 x 11 18 x 6 12 in.

in proper left edge of base: J R
proper right edge: J R 12

Acc. No.: 1943.1166.A

Credit Line: Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop, 1943.1166.A

Photo credit: 2009 President and Fellows of Harvard College

© Artist:


Provenance

  • Paris, Comtesse de Caze, from her mother, Madame le Dauphin?, sold to Bonaventure?
  • New York, E. F. Bonaventure Inc.
  • 1928, New York, Grenville Lindall Winthrop, purchased from Bonaventure?
  • 1943, bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop to Fogg Art Museum

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, January 21, 2013