née Collot, Marie-Anne Falconet

Bust of Princess Frederika Sophia Wilhelmina (1751-1820)

380 achterzijde
380 profiel
380 voorzijde
380 voorzijde

née Collot, Marie-Anne Falconet
Bust of Princess Frederika Sophia Wilhelmina (1751-1820)

1782 Nicht zu sehen

There may be no portraits of them in the Gallery, but here we meet them at last: Stadholder William V and Wilhelmina of Prussia. Their marble busts were made by Marie-Anne Falconet, the daughter-in-law of the famous French sculptor Falconet. After travelling together to St. Petersburg to make a large equestrian statue of Peter the Great, they called in at several royal courts on their return journey to Paris, including the court in The Hague. William V commissioned Marie-Anne to make these two busts there. She first made them in plaster and later in Paris carved them in marble.

Technische Daten
380 voorzijde

née Collot, Marie-Anne Falconet
Bust of Princess Frederika Sophia Wilhelmina (1751-1820)

1782 Nicht zu sehen

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Allgemeine Informationen
née Collot, Marie-Anne Falconet (Paris 1748 - 1821 Morimont)
Bust of Princess Frederika Sophia Wilhelmina (1751-1820)
1782
sculpture
380
Material und technische Daten
N/A
white marble
84 cm diameter
Inschriften
op de achterzijde: par M.A. falconet. née Collot 1782

Ursprung

Commissioned by Prince William V, The Hague; Royal Museum, The Hague, 1808; transferred to the Mauritshuis by order of King Willem I, 1816