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Jean-Antoine HOUDON

France 1741 – 1828

Buste de jeune fille [Bust of a girl]
[Buste de jeune fille] 1791 France
sculptures, marble
Technique: marble
Primary Insc: signed and dated verso, "Houdon f. 1791"
43.8 h x 34.6 w x 21.0 d cm
Purchased 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.551

Provenance:
  • Mme Franchmesnil, Loire Valley, 19th century;
  • Dr Maurice Beaussenat;
  • bought through Gerald Paget, New York, by the Australian National Gallery, April 1984
  • PLEASE NOTE: this work is on long term loan at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne more information


    Text © National Gallery of Australia, Canberra 2010