Madame de Wailly, née Adélaïde-Flore Belleville (1765–1838), Paris, France

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Madame de Wailly, née Adélaïde-Flore Belleville (1765–1838), Paris, France

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He was a pupil of Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne and won the Prix de Rome in 1752. He worked for the court of Louis XV and Louis XVI, creating sculptures for their palaces and gardens. Pajou's style was characterised by a graceful and delicate approach to the human form, influenced by the Rococo style. Among his most famous works are the statue of Amor and Psyche and the monument to Madame du Barry. He was also a member of the prestigious Académie royale de peinture et de sculpture. Pajou died in Paris in 1809.

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1789
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Metropolitan Museum of Art
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