Voltaire.(1694 - 1778). Bust without wig.
(Versailles, 1741 - 1828, Paris)
18th c French Neoclassical Sculpture
Washington D.C. National Gallery of Art.
The writer Voltaire (Francois-Marie Arouet 1694-1778) returned from exile in Switzerland to Paris in February 1778. Voltaire sat for Houdon several times before his death on 30 May 1778.
Caption: HOUDON Jean-Antoine | Voltaire. | 1778 | French | Neoclassic
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