Blaise Pascal

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  • Title

    Blaise Pascal

  • Artist/maker

    Sèvres Porcelain Factory (founded 1756) (manufacturer)
    after Augustin Pajou (1730 - 1809) (sculptor)
  • Associated people

    Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662) (subject)
  • Associated place

    Sèvres (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1784
  • Material and technique

    porcelain (hard paste), biscuit (possibly)

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    32.1 cm (height)
    29.8 cm (width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Purchased, with the assistance of the Art Fund, V&A and Leche Trust in honour of Dr Kenneth J. Garlick, former Keeper of Western Art 1985.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 52 | 18th-century Art
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Penny, Nicholas, Catalogue of European Sculpture in the Ashmolean Museum: 1540 to the Present Day, 3 vols (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992)

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