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Bust of Voltaire

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Title
Bust of Voltaire
Names
Houdon, Jean Antoine, 1741-1828 (Sculptor)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1778
Library locations
George Arents Collection
Topics
Voltaire, 1694-1778
Genres
Sculptures
Physical Description
Bronze
Extent: 18H x 8 1/2W x 8 1/2D ; Base: 6 3/8 W x 6 1/9D x 1H
Type of Resource
Three dimensional object
Identifiers
NYPL Exhibition ID: PROG12
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d1f5c500-a8e3-0138-67f2-01f555728f46
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1741: Creator Born
  • 1778: Created
  • 1828: Creator Died
  • 2021: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

George Arents Collection, The New York Public Library. "Bust of Voltaire" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1778. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/07143670-a8e4-0138-9ff6-55d83534a8ae

Chicago/Turabian Format

George Arents Collection, The New York Public Library. "Bust of Voltaire" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 11, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/07143670-a8e4-0138-9ff6-55d83534a8ae

APA Format

George Arents Collection, The New York Public Library. (1778). Bust of Voltaire Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/07143670-a8e4-0138-9ff6-55d83534a8ae

Wikipedia Citation

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Bust of Voltaire