Jean-Antoine Houdon
French, 1741-1828
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Jean-Antoine Houdon
French, 1741-1828
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Collected by major museums
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., J. Paul Getty Museum
Exhibitions (2)
Exhibitions
2018
Flesh | Meat,
Altes Museum
2015
The Dauphin, the Artist and the Philosopher. Around "Allegory on the Death of the Dauphin" by Lagrenée the Elder,
Château de Fontainebleau

Jean-Antoine Houdon was a sculptor prominent during the French Enlightenment, who achieved …

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Jean-Antoine Houdon was a sculptor prominent during the French Enlightenment, who achieved popularity even though his commissions remained modest in scale. He was known particularly for his portraits and hailed for his deft ability to convey a sitter’s personality and liveliness in marble, bronze, plaster, and clay. …

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