Voltaire Portrait Bust by Houdon Bookshelf Statue 12HPN# TAL498MW
This sculpture bust of Voltaire, the 18th century French Enlightenment writer, essayist, deist and philosopher, is taken from Jean Antoine Houdon's full-figure sculpture of 1781 which is now in the Comedie-Francaise, Paris. Voltaire (1694-1778) had a strong influence on the political life in Europe during the time of the Enlightenment not only as a result of his publications, but also because of his close contact to some of the reigning monarchs. (TAL498)
Voltaire statue bust is a small size for bookshelf or curio display. Made from fiberglass resin, suitable for display indoors or outdoors, and measures 12 in H x 8 in W x 5 in D. Weighs approx. 4 lbs.
Pictured finish: yellow white finish (white with yellow wash).
Availability: sometimes in stock in Antique White Finish, else made to order and ships in 4 to 6 weeks.
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