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Examples from the Web for houdon

Historical Examples of houdon

  • What a relief to turn from contemplation of the works of Voltaire to that bust of him by Houdon!

    Suspended Judgments

    John Cowper Powys

  • Houdon came in and found him putting on the finishing touches.

    The Azure Rose

    Reginald Wright Kauffman

  • And now,” suggested Houdon, “now let us play a little game of dominoes.

    The Azure Rose

    Reginald Wright Kauffman

  • Houdon is one of the finest examples of the union of vigor with grace.

    French Art

    W. C. Brownell

  • The head of Washington, in profile from Houdon's bust, placed on a plain tablet.

British Dictionary definitions for houdon


  1. Jean Antoine (ʒɑ̃ ɑ̃twan). 1741–1828, French neoclassical portrait sculptor
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