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Title

Female dancer


Artist

Ludwigsburg

Germany

1759 - 1824


About

Court ballet dancers in rustic dress mimic a peasant dance. The model for this and the male dancer (L2012.196) are typical of the work of Joseph Nees who worked at Ludwigsburg 1759–67 before moving to Zurich (compare L2012.199).


Details


Date

circa 1760-1765


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

hard-paste porcelain


Dimensions

14.2 x 9.2 x 5.4 cm


Credit

On loan from Kenneth Reed


Accession number

L2012.197


Artist information

Ludwigsburg

Works in the collection

3


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 111 (colour illus.). cat.no. 149