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Louis XV

Artist:
After Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne the Younger (French, Paris 1704–1778 Paris)
Date:
probably 19th century
Culture:
French
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 16 1/8 × 12 × 7 1/8 in., 40oz. (41 × 30.5 × 18.1 cm, 1134.108g)
Classification:
Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.1630
Not on view
Signature: Incised on back of pedestal: J·B· LEMOYNE· FECIT / 1737

Inscription: Incised on proper left side of pedestal: LOUIS XV
Countess Sala , New York (until 1961; sale, Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, November 18, 1961, no. 207; sold for $2,500); Irwin Untermyer , New York (until 1964; to MMA)
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