Madame de Wailly, née Adélaïde-Flore Belleville (1765–1838)

Bust: marble; base: grey marble | 8 x 19in | 1789

Augustin Pajou

The sitter was the wife of Pajou's lifelong friend Charles de Wailly, a companion from student days in Rome. De Wailly, court architect to Louis XVI, had built neighboring houses for Pajou and himself, and Pajou executed busts of the architect and hi...
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