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Dancer (one of a pair)

Factory:
Höchst Manufactory (German, 1746–1796)
Modeler:
Johann Friedrich Lück (1728/29–1797)
Artist:
based on an engraving by Nicolas de Larmessin (French, Paris 1685–1755 Paris)
Artist:
of a portrait of Marie Sallé by Nicolas Lancret (French, Paris 1690–1743 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1758
Culture:
German, Höchst
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
H. 7-1/8 in. (18.1 cm.)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.286
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 533
The figure of the woman is based on an engraving by Nicolas Larmessin of a portrait of Marie Sallé painted in 1732 by Nicolas Lancret (1690–1745).
Marking: [1] (in purple on underside) Wheel
[2] (incised on underside) I R
Adolf Beckhardt ; Irwin Untermyer , New York (until 1964; to MMA)
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