Permanent Collection

  • Late 19th century
  • French, attrib. Louis Hottot
  • Height:  28 in.
  • Polychromed metal alloy with bronze patina

A bust of a woman, made of white metal spelter with broze patina. Woman looks down and to left, she wears a large headpiece made up of a large medallion and a veil that comes down over her forehead, and a necklace made of blue, red, and green beads. Noted in 1930's file as Cleopatra. Verified by curator, Laure Jacquin De Margerie and Dominique Perchet as made by sculptor Louis Hottot.
Accession number: 1998.257
Photo credit:  Win Wolloff