Coysevox, Antoine (1640-1720); French. Medium: marble. Date: 17th Century. Buste de Jean Baptiste Colbert (1619-83); minister; ministre; Controller General of Finance to Louis XIV; controleur general des Finances; founded the Academy of Sciences and the Paris Observatory; created the French merchant Navy; patron of the Arts; Provenance: Louvre, Paris, France / Giraudon. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.