Bust of Pierre-André de Suffren (1726-1788)

Jean-Antoine Houdon1787


Den Haag, Netherlands


  • Title: Bust of Pierre-André de Suffren (1726-1788)
  • Creator: Houdon, Jean-Antoine
  • Date Created: 1787
  • Provenance: Commissioned by the Dutch East India Company, Middelburg, 1787 (exhibited in the Paris Salon in 1787 and described in the sculptor's livret); transferred at an unknown date; on loan to the Hannema-de Stuers Fundatie, Heino, until August 2003; on long-term loan to the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (inv. no. BK-C-2003-3), since 2003
  • Type: sculpture
  • Medium: white marble

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