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AFTER THE ANTIQUE, ITALIAN, LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY
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AFTER THE ANTIQUE, ITALIAN, LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY

A faun with the infant bacchus

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AFTER THE ANTIQUE, ITALIAN, LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A faun with the infant bacchus
On a walnut fluted column with marble topped capital.
Dark brown patinated bronze
70 cm. high, the column 112 cm. high
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Lot Essay

The main figure in this group was probably inspired by the Faun with Clappers also known as the Dancing Faun, now in the Uffize, Florence.
F. Haskell and N. Penny, Taste and the Antique, The Lure of Classical Sculpture 1500-1900, London 1998, pp. 205-208, fig. 106.

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