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A FRENCH WHITE MARBLE GROUP OF THREE PLAYFUL PUTTI

BY BENOÎT ROUGELET, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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A FRENCH WHITE MARBLE GROUP OF THREE PLAYFUL PUTTI
BY BENOÎT ROUGELET, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
The rounded rectangular base signed 'Rougelet'
24 in. (61 cm.) high; 16 in. (41 cm.) wide; 11½ in. (29 cm.) deep
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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.

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Lot Essay

Born in Tournus in 1834 Benoît, dit Bénédict, Rougelet (d. 1894) studied under Duret and exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1868 onwards, winning a medal in 1893, and receiving an honorable mention at the 1889 Exposition Universelle. Similarly sized marble groups of three putti by Rougelet were sold Christie's, London, 25 May 2000, lot 336 (£23,500) and lot 337 (£32,900) and Sotheby's, London, 11 November 2008, lot 68 (£32,450).

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