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LE RICHE, Josse-François-Joseph

Mons, Var 1741 - ? 1812

Information given by Tamara Préaud, honorary archivist at the Manufacture nationale de Sèvres, June 19, 2013 : model paid to Josse Le Riche in October 1775.

Maker: Sèvres, Manufacture nationale de

La Toilette

The Toilette

1775

hard-paste porcelain, marble and gilt bronze base

group

Dimensions (HxWxD): H. 10 38 in.

Acc. No.: 48.995

Credit Line: Acquired by Henry Walters, 1904

Photo credit: The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore

© Artist:


Provenance

  • New York, Jacques Seligmann & Co.
  • 1904, Baltimore, Henry Walters, by purchase
  • 1931, Walters Art Museum, by bequest

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, May 22, 2013

Exhibitions

  • 1976 Baltimore
    Maryland Heritage: European Art at the Time of the Revolution, Baltimore, The Walters Art Gallery, 1976

Comment

  • Museum's website, May 22, 2013:
    Louis-Simon Boizot provided the model for this statuette based on a print from Jean-Michel Moreau's series, "Les moeurs françaises." Portrayed is a domestic scene from upper-class life.