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    Sale 7466

    Le Goût Steinitz, III

    6 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 427

    A BRONZE GROUP OF BACCHIC REVELLERS

    ATTRIBUTED TO THE WORKSHOP OF PIERRE I LEGROS (1629-1714), CIRCA 1700

    Price Realised  

    A BRONZE GROUP OF BACCHIC REVELLERS
    ATTRIBUTED TO THE WORKSHOP OF PIERRE I LEGROS (1629-1714), CIRCA 1700
    Depicting a classically dressed nymph supported by a youth and a satyr; on an integrally cast naturalistic base and associated square bronze plinth
    7½ in. (19 cm.) high; 8 5/8 in. (21.8 cm.) high, overall


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    This bronze is a pendant group to the bronze of Silenus of the previous lot, which is ultimately derived from drawings by Sir Peter Paul Rubens.

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    Literature

    COMPARATIVE LITERATURE:
    R. Wenley, French Bronzes in the Wallace Collection, London, 2002, pp. 78-79.