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in the style of:

CLODION, Claude MICHEL, called


Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle 1738 - Paris 1814


Formerly attributed to Clodion.

Nymphe et satyre

Nymph and Satyr

c. 1850-1875

sand-cast bronze, marble socle

group

Dimensions (HxWxD): 13 34 x 13 14 x 11 38 in.

written in red crayon or pencil on a metal plate inside the sculpture and on the inside of the oval base, and - also on the inside of the oval base - again, in black pencil: 77280/45

Acc. No.: 78.20.54

Credit Line: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. Adele S. Browning Memorial Collection, gift of Mildred Browning Green and Honorable Lucius Peyton Green

Photo credit: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

© Artist : public domain


Provenance

  • New York, John Jacob Astor IV (1864-1912)
  • New York, Vincent Astor (1891-1959)
  • New York, French and Company
  • 1955, bought by Mildred Green and the Honorable Lucius Peyton Green of Los Angeles
  • 1978, their bequest to The Huntington

Bibliography

  • 2008 Bennett and Sargentson
    French Art of the Eighteenth Century at The Huntington, Edited by Shelley M. Bennett and Carolyn Sargentson, The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, in association with Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2008, p. 474-475, cat. 174, entry by Carolyn Miner