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    Sale 7574

    Thomas Hope & The Neoclassical Vision & The Collector of Collections

    24 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 446

    A PAIR OF BRONZE STATUES OF A YOUNG FAUN AND A BACCHIC PUTTO

    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY, IN THE MANNER OF CLODION

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF BRONZE STATUES OF A YOUNG FAUN AND A BACCHIC PUTTO
    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY, IN THE MANNER OF CLODION
    Each depicted running with a berried crown of ivy, and with ivy draped over his body, the young boy clutching a dog and a partridge, the young faun clutching an owl, on a circular base with a tree stump
    The largest statue: 10¼ in. (26 cm.) high (2)


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    These bronze figures are based on the terracotta examples entitled Satyre enfant courant avec un hibou modeled circa 1780 by Jean-Michel Claude, dit Clodion, and now in the Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio.

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