George Washington sculptural Bust by sculptor Houdon in white finishes. A timeless replica of the first U.S. President, originally created by French sculptor Jean-Antoine Houdon in 1785. Houdon's bust of President Washington was part of a commission by the Virginia legislature to commemorate this great American. Houdon's original work, and a full length sculpture in the Virginia state capitol, are believed by many art historians to be the most authentic rendering of Washington. Made in the USA.