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    Sale 1209

    Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé

    23 - 25 February 2009, Paris

  • Lot 620

    STATUETTE REPRESENTANT VENUS AU BAIN

    D'APRES BARTHELEMY PRIEUR (1536-1611), FIN DU XVIIEME OU DEBUT DU XVIIIEME SIECLE

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    STATUETTE REPRESENTANT VENUS AU BAIN
    D'APRES BARTHELEMY PRIEUR (1536-1611), FIN DU XVIIEME OU DEBUT DU XVIIIEME SIECLE
    En bronze, représentée nue, debout essuyant son pied droit; sur un socle entièrement moulé, et une base moderne de forme cylindrique en porphyre; patine marron foncé à rehauts verdâtres; petits éclats à la base
    Hauteur: 20 cm. (7 in.), Hauteur totale: 29.8 cm. (11 1/3 in.)


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    Post Lot Text

    A BRONZE FIGURE OF VENUS AT THE BATH
    AFTER BARTHELEMY PRIEUR (1536-1611), LATE 17TH OR EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    Depicted nude, standing and drying her right foot; on an integrally cast base and modern cylindrical porphyry pedestal; dark brown patina with greenish brown high points; minor chips to pedestal