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An image of Seated shepherdess with lamb, model by Höchst

Höchst

(Germany 1750 – 1796)

Title
Seated shepherdess with lamb, model
Year
circa 1770
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions

15.7 x 14.0 x 9.8 cm

Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.135
Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

Modelled by Melchior. The figure is an example of the French influence, particularly that of François Boucher, which affects Melchior’s work from this time. There are examples of the figure without the hat.

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 78 (colour illus.). cat.no. 91