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An image of Louise Brongniart by Jean Houdon

Jean Houdon

(France 20 Mar 1741 – 15 Jul 1828)

Title
Louise Brongniart
Other titles:
Head of a girl
Susie
Year
circa 1777
Media category
Sculpture
Materials used
bronze, gilt
Dimensions

34.0 x 19.0 x 13.0 cm

Signature & date
Signed under left shoulder, "Houdon...". Not dated.
Credit
Bequest of Albert and Katey Nathan 1941
Accession number
7161
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

H.H. Arnason, The sculptures of Houdon, London, 1975, 41. plate no. 37; fig.no. 94

Dennis Colsey, Hand and eye - a survey of artists materials and techniques: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1970, Sydney, 1969, (illus.). cat.no. 76

Anna Waldmann, Renée Free and Nicholas Draffin, Salon and Académie: the charm of tradition: a catalogue of nineteenth-century European salon works, Sydney, 1984, (illus.). no catalogue numbers

Exhibition history (4)

Hand and eye - a survey of artists' materials and techniques: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1970, Various venues, 1970–1970

The Decorated Wall, Elizabeth Bay House, Elizabeth Bay, 18 Mar 1981–30 Apr 1981

Salon and Academie: the charm of tradition, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Nov 1984–May 1985

Crowning glory, Lewers Bequest and Penrith Regional Art Gallery, Emu Plains, 13 Jul 2013–15 Sep 2013

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