• 19th Century Furniture, Sculpt auction at Christies

    Sale 7750

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    24 September 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 12

    A FRENCH/ITALIAN MARBLE GROUP ENTITLED 'L'AMOUR CAPTIF'

    AFTER THE MODEL BY CHARLES-AUGUSTE FRAIKIN, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH/ITALIAN MARBLE GROUP ENTITLED 'L'AMOUR CAPTIF'
    AFTER THE MODEL BY CHARLES-AUGUSTE FRAIKIN, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    Unsigned
    35¾ in. (91 cm.) high


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    Charles-Auguste Fraikin (Belgian, 1817-1893) was famed for his graceful interpretation of neo-classical sculpture and his magnum opus, L'Amour Captif, was copied by sculptors across Europe.

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