Joseph Chinard

Portrait Bust of General Piston

About this artwork

Chinard was born and trained in Lyon, where, at the age of sixteen, he was commissioned to restore the façade of the Town Hall. He visited Rome on a number of occasions, studying Antique sculpture, and enjoyed a high reputation, notably for his portrait busts and medallions.

  • title:
    Portrait Bust of General Piston
  • accession number:
    NG 2704
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  • materials:
    Terracotta
  • date created:
    1812
  • measurements:
    Ht 66.00 cm
  • credit line:
    Purchased 1999

Joseph Chinard

Joseph Chinard