Samuel Bernard (1651–1739)

Guillaume Coustou the Elder French

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 549

The banker Samuel Bernard was made a member of the Order of Saint-Michel in 1702. This bust was probably carved on the occasion of his second marriage in 1720.

Samuel Bernard (1651–1739), Guillaume Coustou the Elder (French, Lyons 1677–1746 Paris), Marble, French, Paris

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