After François du Quesnoy (1597-1643) Child lying on the side that puts his cheek on a pillow.
By its style this bronze fits in the typology of the Flemish, children who made its success.
We know that other artists such as Quellin, Laurent Delvaux and Pierre François Le Roy were inspired by it.
The manufacture of Sèvres has a plaster of this model traditionally given to Quesnoy.
For identicals models seeMarion Boudon Machuel
François du Quesnoy, p. 297,298