Seated Voltaire

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Seated Voltaire

France, circa 1779-before 1828
Sculpture
Plaster with metal supports, traces of dark greenish- blue paint
54 × 28 × 37 in. (137.16 × 71.12 × 93.98 cm)
Gift of The Ahmanson Foundation (M.2004.5)
Not currently on public view

Bibliography

  • Scherf, Guilhem. Houdon, 1741-1828: Statues, Portraits Sculptés... Paris: Musée du Louvre Editions, 2006.
  • Baillio, Joseph. The Winds of Revolution: a Loan Exhibition for the Benefit of the French Institute/Alliance Française. New York: Wildenstein & Co., Inc., 1989.
  • Scherf, Guilhem. Houdon, 1741-1828: Statues, Portraits Sculptés... Paris: Musée du Louvre Editions, 2006.
  • Baillio, Joseph. The Winds of Revolution: a Loan Exhibition for the Benefit of the French Institute/Alliance Française. New York: Wildenstein & Co., Inc., 1989.
  • The Arts of France from François Ier to Napoléon Ier: a Centennial Celebration of Wildenstein's Presence in New York. New York: Wildenstein & Co., Inc., 2005.
  • Lehmbeck, Leah, editor. Gifts of European Art from The Ahmanson Foundation. Vol. 2, French Painting and Sculpture. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2019.
  • Masello, David. "100 Top Treasures: Voltaire in L.A." Art & Antiques 27, no. 10 (2004): 69.
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