A portrait of Jean-Jacques Rousseau by Maurice Quentin de la Tour between 1750 and 1775. It is located in the Musée Antoine Lécuyer in Saint Germaine, France. JEAN-JACQUES ROUSSEAU (1712-1778) Switzerland/France. Enlightenment philosopher, social reformer and writer. The Social Contract (1762). Confessions (1782, 1789).
Model of a curved double staircase reaching a landing and continuing up as a single stair; steps and risers inlaid in contrasting wood to emulate carpet; busts of Francois-Marie Arouet, called Voltaire (1694-1778), and Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778) made of Sèvres biscuit porcelain on newel posts at top.