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George Washington Large Bust

$ 460.00

Jean-Antoine Houdon was a master French portrait scuIptor, who was summoned to Virginia to create a portrait of George Washington for the state capitol. The now famous bust took Houdon and his workmen nearly seven years to complete.  He utilized sketches, as well as a life mask and plaster impressions to accurately capture Washington's likeness. Bronze finish. 24"h. Made in USA.  Allow up to two weeks for delivery - Standard shipping only.