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Bust of George Washington

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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

French, 18th century, signed 1778, but probably 1800

Object Place

France

Dimensions

42 cm (16 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.77

Medium or Technique

Stone; marble

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture