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AFTER CHRISTOPHE-GABRIEL ALLEGRAIN (FRENCH, 1644-1736)
AFTER CHRISTOPHE-GABRIEL ALLEGRAIN (FRENCH, 1644-1736)
AFTER CHRISTOPHE-GABRIEL ALLEGRAIN (FRENCH, 1644-1736)
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AFTER CHRISTOPHE-GABRIEL ALLEGRAIN (FRENCH, 1710-1795)

Vénus sortant du bain, dite aussi la Baigneuse

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AFTER CHRISTOPHE-GABRIEL ALLEGRAIN (FRENCH, 1710-1795)
Vénus sortant du bain, dite aussi la Baigneuse
inscribed ‘ALLEGRAIN’
bronze, redish-brown patina
36 ½ in. (92.5 cm.) high
The original model conceived circa 1767.
This bronze circa 1900.
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The present lot is modelled after the original work by the eighteenth-century French sculptor Christophe-Gabriel Allegrain (1710-1795) entitled Bather (and alternately Venus) now held in the Louvre, Paris (M.R. 1747).

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