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    Sale 11899

    Sculpture

    13 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 109

    A MARBLE FIGURE OF NARCISSUS

    IN THE MANNER OF JOSEPH CHINARD, LATE 19TH / EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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    A MARBLE FIGURE OF NARCISSUS
    IN THE MANNER OF JOSEPH CHINARD, LATE 19TH / EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    Inscribed chinard 1781, the figure inset into a naturalistically carved base above an associated socle
    31 in. (78.7 cm.) high


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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    M. Count de Penha Longa, Paris.
    Catalogue des Sculptures par Joseph Chinard de Lyon (1756-1813) formant la collection de M. le Comte Penha-Longa; Galerie Georges Petit, 2 December 1911, lot 60.
    Anonymous sale; Versailles le Palais des Congrès, Paris, 24 March 1991, lot 92.


    Literature

    M. Tourneux, "La Collection de M. le Comte de Penha Longa: bustes, médallions et statuettes de Chinard," Les Arts, no. 95, November 1909, p. 28 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Paris, Palais du Louvre, Pavillon de Marsan, Exposition d'peuvres du sculpteur Chinard de Lyon (1756-1813), cat. by P. Vitry, November 1909-June 1910, no. 2.