19 March 2009
A FRENCH BRONZE STUDY ENTITLED 'TORTUE SUR PLINTHE CARREE, REDUCTION'
PROBABLY CAST BY BARBEDIENNE FROM THE MODEL BY ANTOINE-LOUIS BARYE, LATE 19TH CENTURY
The base signed BARYE, the underside incised 44/NO714/NO2
1 in. (2.5 cm.) high; 2¾ in. (7 cm.) wide; 2 in. (5 cm.) deep
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