Bust of George Washington

French
18th century
signed 1778, but probably 1800
Jean-Antoine Houdon (French, 1741–1828)


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

42 cm (16 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.77

Medium or Technique

Stone; marble

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

White marble flecked with gray; head facing 1/4 right; suggestion of Roman dress.

Inscription

signed "Houdon f 1778" (double-check this)

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Tuck