Jean-Antoine Houdon / Bust of Christoph Willibald Gluck / c. 1775Jean-Antoine Houdon
Bust of Christoph Willibald Gluck
c. 1775

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Creator Name: Houdon, Jean-Antoine
Creator Nationality: European; French
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1741 - 1828
Gender: M
Creator Name-CRT: Jean-Antoine Houdon
Title: Bust of Christoph Willibald Gluck
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1770
Creation End Date: 1780
Creation Date: c. 1775
Object Type: Sculpture
Classification Term: Sculpture
Materials and Techniques: terracotta, marble base
Dimensions: with base: 64cm x 39.3cm x 28.1cm
Inscriptions: inscribed in plaster fill in back at bottom: Houdon FT 177[4?]. Since this inscription was clearly added after the terracotta was fired, it cannot be considered a signature.
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1988.59
Credit Line: Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund
Provenance: [Michael Hall Fine Arts, Inc., New York]
AMICA ID: CMA_.1988.59
AMICA Library Year: 2002
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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