• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2845

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    23 - 24 March 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 383

    A FRENCH BRONZE GROUP OF A YOUNG SATYR TEASING BACCHUS

    CAST FROM THE MODEL BY JOSEPH JULES EMMANUEL DESCOMPS DIT CORMIER (1869-1948), EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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    A FRENCH BRONZE GROUP OF A YOUNG SATYR TEASING BACCHUS
    CAST FROM THE MODEL BY JOSEPH JULES EMMANUEL DESCOMPS DIT CORMIER (1869-1948), EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    The naturalistic base signed J.B. Descomps
    36 cm. high x 63 cm. wide


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    A terracotta titled Faune et Bacchante by Descomps dit Cormier is in the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Bordeaux and might relate to this bronze. (http://www.culture.gouv.fr/documentation/joconde/fr/pres.htm)

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