Madame du Barry (1746–1793)

Bust: soft-paste biscuit porcelain; pedestal: glazed porcelain, enameled and gilt | 38.1in | 1772

Unknown Artist

Sèvres employed many of the most famous French sculptors of the day to produce terracotta or plaster models that could be reproduced in biscuit porcelain. Many of these models were reductions of large-scale sculptures, usually in marble, that had met...
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