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Voltaire (Marie François Arouet, 1694–1778)

After a model by Jean Antoine Houdon
(French, Versailles 1741–1828 Paris)

Date: late 18th century, after a model of 1778
Culture: French
Medium: Painted plaster; painted and gilded wood
Dimensions: H. (of bust) 26 1/2 in. (67.3 cm)
Classification: Sculpture
Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1908
Accession Number: 08.89.1a, b

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