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Artist Houdon, Jean Antoine, 1741-1828.
Title Voltaire (Seated).
Date 1781.
Description Graphic reproduction(s) with documentation of a sculpture.
Dimensions/Medium terracotta.


Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Photoarchive Items  Houdon, Jean Antoine S 521-6 Vsl    AVAILABLE
Provenance Senator Roy de Loulay, Castle of Mornay (Deux Sèvres);
not sold in 1895 with contents of the Castle, but purchased later in Paris, from the previous owner's son;
by 1932, for sale at the Ferargil Galleries, New York;
by 1937, with Souffice, dealer, Galerie Voltaire, Paris.
Current repository unlocated.
Images Photograph, Ira W. Martin 16234 FARL negative: from a photograph by unidentified photographic source lent by Ferargil Galleries Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative (front view).
Photograph, Ira W. Martin 16235 FARL negative: from a photograph by unidentified photographic source lent by Ferargil Galleries Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative (profile).
Photograph, Ira W. Martin 16236 FARL negative: from a photograph by unidentified photographic source lent by Ferargil Galleries Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative (three-quarter view).
Digital image, Ira W. Martin taken from photograph by unidentified photographic source lent by Freargil Galleries 16234_POST.tif Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative (front view).
Digital image, Ira W. Martin taken from photograph by unidentified photographic source lent by Freargil Galleries 16235_POST.tif Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative (profile).
Digital image, Ira W. Martin taken from photograph by unidentified photographic source lent by Freargil Galleries 16236_POST.tif Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative (three-quarter view).
Inscriptions/Markings Signed and dated: "Houdon. Fecit. 1781".
Sources Information from Frick Art Reference Library Photoarchive.
LC subject Houdon, Jean Antoine, 1741-1828.
Voltaire, 1694-1778.
Art, French.
Other subject Sculpture: Portraits: Men: Full length.
Form French School.
Reproductions.
Sculpture (visual work)
Related corporate bodies Frick Art Reference Library.
Frick artist name form Houdon, Jean Antoine, 1741-1828.
Fund Record created with funding from The National Endowment for the Humanities.
Record created with funding from The Henry Luce Foundation.

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