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BOIZOT, Louis-Simon

Paris 1743 - Paris 1809

Maker: Sèvres, Manufacture nationale de

Louis XVI

Louis XVI

c. 1774

hard-paste porcelain

medallion

Dimensions (HxWxD): H. 5 1116 in.

inscribed: Louis seize donné par Mr le Marechal de Mouy (?) à son ami Mr de Camerlieve (?) eveque d'Apt.

Acc. No.: 48.1004

Credit Line: Acquired by Henry Walters, 1911

Photo credit: The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore

© Artist:


Provenance

  • New York, E. F. Bonaventure
  • 1911, Baltimore, Henry Walters, by purchase
  • 1931, Walters Art Museum, by bequest

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, May 22, 2013

Comment

  • Museum's website, May 22, 2013:
    This image of the king, who was also the proprietor of the Sèvres porcelain manufactory, was modeled by Louis-Simon Boizet, director of sculpture at the factory.