LL 1138

About this object

A figure of Voltaire (1694-1778), the French writer and philosopher. This sculpture is made in black basalt. Wedgwood copied a sculpture of Voltaire by French artist Jean-Claude Rosset (1706-1786).
  • Date
    1780 c
  • Maker
  • Materials
    Black basalt
  • Credit line
    From the Collection of Lord Leverhulme
  • Location
    Lady Lever Art Gallery, Room 04, Case 9008
  • Place made
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Staffordshire: Stoke-on-Trent: Hanley
  • Measurements
    295 mm x 140 mm x 140 mm
  • Collection
    From the Lady Lever Art Gallery collections
Object view = Decorative Arts
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