Buste de Voltaire (réduction)

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Buste de Voltaire (réduction)
GUERRINI workshop, after Jean-Antoine HOUDON (1741-1828) Bust of Voltaire (reduction) Plaster H. 34 cm L. 21 cm D. 15 cm After the original marble work in the Musée du Louvre (Paris), executed in 1778. Sold after the artist's death, then bought and destined for the Académie française, it remained at the Ministry of the Interior, where it was noticed by Georges Clémenceau (1841-1929), who proposed it to the Louvre, where it finally entered in 1906. The Atelier Guerrini is a small Parisian plaster workshop, as many were created in the 19th and early 20th centuries, whose collection has been acquired by our GrandPalaisRmn workshops. Louvre inventory no.: RF 1426 Date of present print run: 21st century Possible outdoor exposure: no Condition: minor accidents, small marks Type of print compared with model: complete
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