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Collections > Sculpture > Bust of Madame du Barry
Bust of Madame du Barry
She looks to her left. A ribbon over her left shoulder ties in a bow on her chest and supports diaphanous drapery which clothes her breasts. Her hair is curled at the sides and dressed with bows at the top.
Purchased with the assistance or V&A Purchase Grant Fund.
Size: Height: 53.5 cm; Height of socle: 14.5 cm
Artist / Maker: Etienne-Pierre-Adrien Gois (1731-1823)
Object Type: bust
Period: Louis XV
Actual Date: c.1770
Century: 18th century
Museum Accession Number: 1993.2/S.