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Houdon

Jean Antoine . 1741--1828, French neoclassical portrait sculptor
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which researchers say is accurate, was created after French artist Jean-Antoine Houdon spent weeks studying Washington in the 1780s.
Often called the greatest portrait sculptor of the 18th century, Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741-1828) created vivid and lifelike portrayals of many esteemed political, intellectual and military figures of his time.
No one has suffered more from this neglect than Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741-1828), the greatest sculptor between Bernini and Rodin, who admired Houdon enormously.
When he was commissioned to portray Washington in 1785, the celebrated French sculptor Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741-1828) chose not to depict the General's glorious victories at Trenton or Yorktown, but instead Houdon's statue of 1788 shows Washington in the act of retiring from the army, returning his military cloak and sword to the state and resuming civilian life, represented by a walking stick and ploughshare.
Familiar studies by Michel Van Loo, Greuze, Garand, Houdon and Fragonard are juxtaposed with less well known portraits by Marie-Anne Collot, Anna Dorothea Therbouche, Levitski, Carmontelle and others.
Cuando nos separamos, el me dio un abrazo con una presion algo mas acentuada que la habitual, sonriendo con malicia, como el Voltaire de Houdon al cual se parecia cada vez mas.
We had to draw the bust of Voltaire--a Houdon portrait statue in plaster of paris--which reminded me of an old German woman whom we knew in Novi Sad, and in this light I drew it.
Other highlights include the compelling terracotta bust of the composer Gluck by Jean-Antoine Houdon, arguably the greatest portraitist of the 18th century (Stair Sainty; 2.
En este sentido, la referencia hacia la Venus de Milo y la Diana de Houdon, actuan en el texto como simbolos de artisticidad y cultura.
Next on the horizon: Buddhist art at LACMA, and the works of sculptors Lee Bontecou at UCLA Hammer and Jean-Antoine Houdon at the Getty, and a collection of Mexican folk art at the Natural History Museum.
Jefferson even bought a bust portrait of the philosopher from sculptor Jean-Antoine Houdon to include in a gallery of heroes at his Monticello estate.
However, Greenough was required to model the head from a portrait by the French sculptor, Houdon.