(b. 1824, Anizy-le-Château, d. 1887, Sèvres)

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Terracotta, with a wood staff, height 79 cm
Private collection

Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778) was a Swiss-born French philosopher, writer, and political theorist whose treatises and novels inspired the leaders of the French Revolution and the Romantic generation.

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