20 April 2007
A TINTED-PLASTER BUST OF THE EMPRESS JOSEPHINE
AFTER JOSEPH CHINARD, 19TH CENTURY
Depicted wearing a crown and a dress with ruffled arms, on an integrally-cast square socle and later faux marble base, inscribed 'Chinard' and 'Chinard de l'institut et membre de plusieurs academies'
11½ in. (29 cm.) high
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For the model see M. Germain Bapst, Catalogue des sculptures par Joseph Chinard de Lyon (1756-1813) formant la collection de M. le comte de Penha-Longa, Paris, 1911, no. 28.
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