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Portrait of Melle de Vandeul

Portrait of Melle de Vandeul

possibly 1760

Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne

(French, 1704–1778)

Terracotta

Overall: 63.5 x 33 cm (25 x 13 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 1952.566

Description

Lemoyne specialized in portrait busts of wealthy Parisians. In this case, the sitter is a close relative of important French critic and writer Denis Diderot.

See also
Collection: 
Sculpture
Type of artwork: 
Sculpture
Medium: 
Terracotta

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