Portrait of Pierre-Louis-Marie Maloît by Jean-Baptiste Pigalle

Portrait of Pierre-Louis-Marie Maloît (1730-1810), one of the 4 eminent doctors who sat to Pigalle.

Details

Medium:
Bronze, marble
Dimensions:
61 cm
Art Fund grant:
£4,737 ( Total: £18,950)
Acquired in:
1979
Vendor:
David Carritt

Doctor to Louis XV's daughters and accompanied them into exile at Rome. Wears 'the smile of reason' - so characteristic of portraiture during the Enlightenment. Bronze bust on marble soclet.

Provenance

Baron Pichon; M.Lowengard; M. Gilles; Dr Georges Tuffier.

Venue details

Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 1RB 01223 332900 www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

Entry details

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