Figural study of a man kneeling

Terracotta | 3cm | Late 18th-early 19th century

Jacques-Edmé Dumont

Jacques-Edmé Dumont was a highly accomplished Neoclassical miniaturist. His family, a dynasty of sculptors, preserved a great many of these captivating little terracottas (see 2015.378–.382a, b). This figural study shows how Dumont expertly wielded a...
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