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    Sale 1209

    Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé

    23 - 25 February 2009, Paris

  • Lot 623

    GROUPE REPRESENTANT HERCULE ET ANTEE

    D'APRES STEFANO MADERNO (1575-1636), ITALIE, XVIIIEME SIECLE

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    GROUPE REPRESENTANT HERCULE ET ANTEE
    D'APRES STEFANO MADERNO (1575-1636), ITALIE, XVIIIEME SIECLE
    En bronze, Hercule soulevant Antée du sol, appuyé contre un tronc d'arbre; reposant sur une base entièrement moulée, le socle d'époque postérieure rectangulaire en marbre; patine brune à réhauts clairs
    Hauteur: 19.2 cm. (7½ in.), Hauteur totale: 28 cm. (11 in.)


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    Post Lot Text

    A BRONZE GROUP OF HERCULES AND ANTAEUS
    AFTER STEFANO MADERNO (1575-1636), ITALIAN, 18TH CENTURY
    Hercules depicted lifting Antaeus off the ground; on an integrally cast base with tree-trunk support and later rectangular marble base, medium brown patina with lighter high points