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HOUDON, Jean-Antoine

Versailles, Yvelines 1741 - Paris 1828

Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834)

Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834)

1790

bronze

bust

Dimensions (HxWxD): 27 x 23 x 11 14 in.

on truncated lower surface of right arm: houdon fec / houdon an (?) 1790

Acc. No.: 1922.006.04

Credit Line: Bequest of Benjamin A. Kimball

Photo credit: ph. courtesy New Hampshire Historical Society

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Provenance

  • Formerly in Concord, NH, home of Benjamin Ames Kimball (1833-1920, banker, manufacturer, railroad official, art collector, and prominent member of the New Hampshire Historical Society) at 44 South Main Street
  • Was on a pedestal "which came from the bed of the Tiber", present location unknown
  • 1922, Bequest of Benjamin Ames Kimball

Bibliography

  • Museum's website (accessed April 11th, 2019)