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Robert Fulton (1765–1815)

Artist:
After a model by Jean Antoine Houdon (French, Versailles 1741–1828 Paris)
Founder:
Cast by Jno. Williams, Inc. Bronze Foundry, New York
Date:
early 20th century cast, after model of 1803
Culture:
French
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Height: 28 3/8 in. (72.1 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1909
Accession Number:
09.199
Not on view
Signature: On tranche at right: Houdon an XII

On back: JNO. WILLIAMS INC./ BRONZE FOUNDRY, N.Y.

Inscription: On tranche at left: R Fulton 38 ans

Marking: On tranche at left: founder's circular stamp
[ Jno. Williams, Inc. Bronze Foundry, New York , 1909; sold to MMA ]
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