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Thomas Jefferson - Item #203

$ 780.00

thomas-jefferson-flat-white

 

29 Inches High x 18.5 Inches Wide

Created in 1789 in Paris when Thomas Jefferson was serving as the American minister to France. This is the best-known likeness of the future president of the United States.

 

Artist: Jean-Antoine Houdon

Museum: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

Time Period: Modern- Neoclassical, 1789

 

Sources:

"Houdon Bust (Sculpture)." Monticello, https://www.monticello.org/site/research-and-collections/houdon-bust-sculpture.

"Thomas Jefferson." Museum of Fine Arts, Boston,  http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/thomas-jefferson-58937.