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BOIZOT, Louis-Simon


Paris 1743 - Paris 1809


Identification of sculptor given by Laure de Margerie, 31 March 2015.

Louis XVI

Louis XVI

marble

bust

Dimensions (HxWxD): H. 27 12 in.

Acc. No.: 79.95

Credit Line: Gift of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr.

Photo credit: Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk

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Provenance

  • 1979, Gift of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr.

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 31 March 2015

Comment

  • See information given by Tamara Préaud, honorary archivist at the Manufacture nationale de Sèvres, June 19, 2013, about a bust of same model in biscuit de Sèvres, at Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge: Model created at Sèvres in 1785 by Boizot. The initials L.R. are those of Josse Le Riche, head of Sculpture studio at Sèvres.