14 - 15 April 2011
A FRENCH PATINATED BRONZE FIGURE ENTITLED 'CLEOPATRA COUCHEE'
PROBABLY CAST BY BARBEDIENNE FROM A MODEL BY HENRI DUCOMMUN DU LOCLE (DIT DANIEL), LATE 19TH CENTURY
The reverse impressed with an indistinct stamp, raised on a stepped vert de mer marble plinth
11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) high, 21 in. (53.3 cm.) wide, overall
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Barbedienne edited Daniel's reclining Cleopatra in two reductions, the present lot being an example of the smaller. An example of the larger reduction (35 cm.) was sold at Sotheby's, New York, 20 April 2009, lot 141 ($28,750).
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