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Voltaire (1694 - 1778). Bust with wig.
18th c French Neoclassical Sculpture

Jean-Antoine HOUDON (Versailles, 1741 - 1828, Paris)
1778
18th c
Marble
Neoclassical
Paris. France.
Washington D.C. National Gallery of Art.
wang0312
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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