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12683_1991.54

HOUDON, Jean-Antoine

Versailles, Yvelines 1741 - Paris 1828

With Eugène Soleau (1853-1929), editor and manufacturer of bronzes

Maker: Soleau, E.

Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, dit Molière

Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, called Molière

after a 1778 model

bronze

bust

Dimensions (HxWxD): 14 16 x 10 x 6 in.

on the edge: E. SOLEAU EDIR [Editor]

Acc. No.: 1991.54

Credit Line: M. Martin Bequest

Photo credit: ph. courtesy McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College

© Artist:


Provenance

  • 1990, M. Martin Bequest

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