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Bust of Louis Philippe

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Bronze bust of Louis Philippe. Frontal view in full dress uniform with epaulettes and sash over right shoulder. Foliate decoration on tunic and 3 medals, one with dove, one with papal figure, one with royal figure. Back side deeply undercut, signed and dated. On round stepped mottled gray base.

Provenance

1976, sold by Michael Hall Fine Arts, New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 9, 1976)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

French, 19th century, 1829

Object Place

France

Dimensions

34.9 cm (13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1976.145

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture