Maquette for Joseph Instructs the People of Israel, by Baron Henri de Triqueti (1803-74)

Maquette for Joseph Instructs the People of Israel: Le Jeune Écrivain

Baron Henri de Triqueti

Plaster

1868

The Triqueti room of the Musée Girodet, Montargis, France

Triqueti often focused on people in crisis, and at moments of heightened feeling. But he also liked to show them absorbed in their work, as with the sculptor and architect in two other maquettes for the bas-reliefs in the Albert Memorial Chapel

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