10 September 2009,
Price realised GBP 1,188
GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
Jean-Jacques Bachelier (Paris 1724-1806)
signed and inscribed 'falconet. in bachelier. fecit'
black and white chalk
9½ x 8 in. (24.1 x 20.3 cm.)
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The figure of the bather is copied from the sculpture Baigneuse by Etienne-Maurice Falconet (1716-1791), executed in 1757 and now in the Musée du Louvre, Paris.
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