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Bust of Charles de Rohan

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Plaster. Armor-clad with heavy drapery around waist and shoulders; wearing ribbon of the Order of the Holy Ghost; heavy wig.

Provenance

1928, A. Decour, Paris; sold by Decour to Walter Gay for the MFA for $1806.49. (Accession Date: April 5, 1928)

Credit Line

Decorative Arts Special Fund

French, 18th century, 1725–92

Object Place

France

Dimensions

102 cm (40 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.210

Medium or Technique

Plaster

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture