Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History



  • An Englishman, 1740
    Peter Anton Verschaffelt (Flemish, 1710–1793)
    Carrara marble, gray marble (pedestal)

    H. 29 3/4 in. (75.6 cm), H. of socle 5 1/8 in. (13 cm)
    Purchase, Josephine Bay Paul and C. Michael Paul Foundation, Inc. Gift and Charles Ulrick and Josephine Bay Foundation, Inc. Gift, 1978 (1978.3)

    A letter from Jean-François de Troy, director of the French Academy in Rome, to Philibert Orry, director of the royal buildings in Paris, dated August 26, 1740, mentions Verschaffelt as a young sculptor whose portrait of "an English milord" showed great promise.

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    On view: Gallery 549
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  • An Englishman, 1740
    Peter Anton Verschaffelt (Flemish, 1710–1793)
    Carrara marble, gray marble (pedestal)

    H. 29 3/4 in. (75.6 cm), H. of socle 5 1/8 in. (13 cm)
    Purchase, Josephine Bay Paul and C. Michael Paul Foundation, Inc. Gift and Charles Ulrick and Josephine Bay Foundation, Inc. Gift, 1978 (1978.3)


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