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    Sale 5354

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    13 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 418

    A FRENCH BRONZE FIGURE OF VENUS AU BAIN

    MID-19TH CENTURY, AFTER CHRISTOPHE-GABRIEL ALLEGRAIN (1710-1795)

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH BRONZE FIGURE OF VENUS AU BAIN
    MID-19TH CENTURY, AFTER CHRISTOPHE-GABRIEL ALLEGRAIN (1710-1795)
    The square base inscribed to the back 'G.C.ALLEGRAIN F.', restorations to neck
    33¾ in. (85.7 cm.) high


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    Based on ancient models, Allegrain's marble Baigneuse was completed in 1766. It is currently in the Louvre, Paris.

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