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Title

Savoyard woman with cradle, model

circa 1753-circa 1754


Artist

Meissen

Germany

1710 -


About

Modelled by Reinicke c1753–54. The figure, from a series of Paris street criers, is based on a drawing by Christophe Huet of 1753. An inscription on Huet’s drawing identifies the woman as a Savoyard (implying a provincial beggar).


Details


Date

circa 1753-circa 1754


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

hard-paste porcelain


Dimensions

14.0 x 8.1 x 6.7 cm


Credit

On loan from Kenneth Reed


Accession number

L2012.71


Artist information

Meissen

Works in the collection

38


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 30 (colour illus.). cat.no. 35