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HOUDON, Jean-Antoine

Versailles, Yvelines 1741 - Paris 1828

Maker: Barbedienne

George Washington, réduction

George Washington, reduction

bronze

bust

Dimensions (HxWxD): H. 19 12 in.

stamped: F. Barbedienne Fondeur

Acc. No.: BH8-00083

Photo credit: ph. courtesy Biltmore Estate, Asheville

© Artist : public domain


Provenance

  • 1889-1895, Biltmore Estate was built for George Washington Vanderbilt II (1862-1914); architect: Richard Morris Hunt, landscape designer: Frederick Law Olmsted

Bibliography

  • 1980 Biltmore
    Biltmore House & Gardens, Asheville, Biltmore Estate, 1980, p. 63 (Tapestry Gallery)
  • 2016 Rionnet
    Florence Rionnet, préface de Catherine Chevillot, Les bronzes Barbedienne. L’œuvre d’une dynastie de fondeurs, Paris, Arthena, 2016, p. 240