Ideal Female Heads          by Jacques-Augustin Pajou
French sculptor, was born in Paris on the 19th of September 1730. At eighteen he won the Prix de Rome; at thirty he exhibited his Pluton tenant Cerbere enchaint (now in the Louvre).
His portrait busts of Buffon and of Madame Du Barry (1773), and his statuette of Bossuet (all in the Louvre), are amongst his best works.  Pajou died in Paris on the 8th of May 1809.
They say “beauty is in the eye of the beholder”.

Ideal Female Heads          by Jacques-Augustin Pajou

French sculptor, was born in Paris on the 19th of September 1730. At eighteen he won the Prix de Rome; at thirty he exhibited his Pluton tenant Cerbere enchaint (now in the Louvre).

His portrait busts of Buffon and of Madame Du Barry (1773), and his statuette of Bossuet (all in the Louvre), are amongst his best works.  Pajou died in Paris on the 8th of May 1809.

They say “beauty is in the eye of the beholder”.