Skip to content

Collection

All

Search

Western art

View More:


Title

Girl crying over spilt milk, model


Artist

Höchst

Germany

1750 - 1796


About

Modelled by Melchior. The emotive subject shows a French sensibility typical in Melchior’s work from the 1770s. The figure had a pair showing a boy with broken eggs, a signed biscuit version of which bears the date 1771.


Details


Date

circa 1770-1775


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

hard-paste porcelain


Dimensions

11.9 x 6.2 x 4.8 cm


Credit

On loan from Kenneth Reed


Accession number

L2012.139


Artist information

Höchst

Works in the collection

8


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 80 (colour illus.), 81 (colour illus., detail). cat.no. 95