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    Sale 1209

    Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé

    23 - 25 February 2009, Paris

  • Lot 651

    FIGURE REPRESENTANT HERCULE FARNESE

    D'APRES L'ANTIQUE, HOLLANDE, XVIIEME SIECLE

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    FIGURE REPRESENTANT HERCULE FARNESE
    D'APRES L'ANTIQUE, HOLLANDE, XVIIEME SIECLE
    En bois sculpté, représenté debout, accoudé à un tronc d'arbre, décoré de sa peau de lion et de sa massue, la main droite derrière le dos; reposant sur un socle rectangulaire entièrement moulé; légères craquelures, manques et réparations
    Hauteur: 51.5 cm. (20½ in.)


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    Post Lot Text

    A CARVED WOOD FIGURE OF THE FARNESE HERCULES
    AFTER THE ANTIQUE, DUTCH, 17TH CENTURY
    Depicted standing with his right hand behind his back and resting his left arm on a tree-trunk support draped with his lion's pelt and club; on an integrally carved rectangular base; minor cracks, losses and repairs