24 September 2009
A FRENCH/ITALIAN MARBLE GROUP ENTITLED 'L'AMOUR CAPTIF'
AFTER THE MODEL BY CHARLES-AUGUSTE FRAIKIN, LATE 19TH CENTURY
35¾ in. (91 cm.) high
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Charles-Auguste Fraikin (Belgian, 1817-1893) was famed for his graceful interpretation of neo-classical sculpture and his magnum opus, L'Amour Captif, was copied by sculptors across Europe.
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