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    Sale 1209

    Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé

    23 - 25 February 2009, Paris

  • Lot 384

    GROUPE REPRESENTANT DEUX LUTTEURS

    FRANCE, FIN DU XVIIEME SIECLE

    Price Realised  

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    GROUPE REPRESENTANT DEUX LUTTEURS
    FRANCE, FIN DU XVIIEME SIECLE
    En bronze, chacun représenté nu, couvert d'un drapé autour des hanches; sur un socle carré entièrement moulé, de style naturaliste; patine brun rouge foncé, à rehauts clairs
    Hauteur: 40.5 cm. (16 in.)


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    Provenance

    Galerie J. Kugel, Paris.


    Post Lot Text

    A BRONZE GROUP OF TWO MEN WRESTLING
    FRENCH, LATE 17TH CENTURY
    Each depicted nude save for drapery about the hips; on an integral square naturalistic base; dark reddish brown patina with lighter high points