"Countess du Barry". The Countess du Barry,... - Lot 298 - Paris Enchères - Collin du Bocage

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"Countess du Barry". The Countess du Barry,... - Lot 298 - Paris Enchères - Collin du Bocage
"Countess du Barry".
The Countess du Barry, born Marie Jeanne Bécu (1743-1793), favorite of Louis 15, renowned for her eminent beauty is represented here in bust with her face slightly in profile, her eyes thoughtful with her hair curled and knotted, dressed in a light fabric and a tunic in the antique style that seems to float.
Model to be compared with the work of Augustin Pajou (1730 - 1809) preserved in the Louvre museum.
Late 18th or early 19th century.
Bust in terra cotta. Pedestal in breccia marble of Benou.
Height 82 cm - Width 55 cm - Depth 35 cm - Base 20 cm
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