Bust of Anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot

French (Paris)
18th century
1778–88
Jean-Antoine Houdon (French, 1741–1828)


Object Place: Europe, Paris, France

Accession Number

31.503

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Bust of Anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot, Baron de l’Aune, ministre d’etat. terracotta. Signed and dated. Long curly hair, lace jabot and embroidered waistcoat.

Inscription

Signed and dated "HOUDON 1778"

Provenance

Octave Homberg Collection; June, 1931, sale, sold to the MFA for $4622.91. (Accession Date: July 16, 1931)

Credit Line

Archibald Cary Coolidge Fund