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Title

Louise Brongniart

circa 1777


Artist

Jean Houdon

France

20 Mar 1741 - 15 Jul 1828


Details


Other Titles

Head of a girl

Susie


Date

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

7161


Artist information

Jean Houdon

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


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