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Houdon

Jean Antoine . 1741--1828, French neoclassical portrait sculptor
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Considered one of the best collections of European art in the United States, the collection included Gainsborough''s Blue Boy, Lawrence''s Pinkie and the Diana the Huntress bronze by Jean-Antoine Houdon. With 1,200 objects across 55,000sqft, the gallery was intoxicating as I lingered in one room after another.
Middle- and high-school students will become familiar with names and images such as Ghiberti, Donatello, Michelangelo, Bernini, Houdon, Rodin, Degas, Duchamp, Picasso, Moore, Oldenburg, Calder, Serra, Bourgeois and many others.
Le Rebell d'autrefois, assez corpulent, avec son visage d'abbe du XVIIIe siecle, etait devenu un homme maigre, courbe, avec le masque, tout a fait, du Voltaire de Houdon, la demarche vacillante, s'appuyant sur une canne, senile et ravage a la fois.
One of Howard's most delightful scenes, in which Washington lies on a large table at Mount Vernon breathing through quills in his nostrils while the sculptor Jean-Antoine Houdon trowels his face with warm plaster, is described by the subject himself.
Bartholdi's titanic Statue of Liberty is our greatest monument, period, while Houdon's George Washington statue in the state Capitol in Richmond is the definitive image of the man: a superb particularized likeness.
A luminous shade of yellow was selected for the rotunda, providing a bright but not overbearing background for the signature treasure that looms within: Houdon's priceless marble sculpture of George Washington, the only one he ever posed for.
Houdon puis Canova ou Schadow affirment, par leurs ecrits, l'importance de ces pratiques d'atelier pour la sculpture et l'attention qu'y portaient les artistes.
Andrew Wyeth in Context, through July 16, and In Pursuit of Genius: Jean-Antoine Houdon and the Sculpted Portraits of Benjamin Franklin, through July 30, both at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Jefferson's profile is based on a marble bust that French sculptor Jean-Antoine Houdon finished in 1789.
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.