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    Sale 11899

    Sculpture

    13 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 66

    A TINTED PLASTER FIGURE OF VOLTAIRE

    WORKSHOP OF JEAN-ANTOINE HOUDON (1741-1828), FRENCH, LATE 18TH CENTURY

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    A TINTED PLASTER FIGURE OF VOLTAIRE
    WORKSHOP OF JEAN-ANTOINE HOUDON (1741-1828), FRENCH, LATE 18TH CENTURY
    Inscribed HOUDON 1778 and VOLTAIRE, raised on a self-plaster plinth applied with a red wax seal inscribed ACADEM: ROYALE DE PEINTURE ET SCULPT. HOUDON SC
    14 ½ in. (36.5 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION