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Bust of Marie Antoinette
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Bust of Marie Antoinette


Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This painted plaster bust is on a marble pedestal in the form of a fluted column. It is a small version of Félix Lecomte's (1737-1817) bust of Marie Antoinette at Versailles. The piece has gilt metal mounts.
Exhibitions
  • French Taste in the Eighteenth Century. The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit. 1956.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
1737-1817
Medium
plaster with dark reddish-brown paint, marble, gilt metal
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
27.238
Measurements
H with base: 14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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