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FALCONET, Etienne-Maurice


Paris 1716 - Paris 1791


Psyché

Psyche

executed in 19th c. after a 18th c. model

white marble, red marble and gilt metal base

statuette

Dimensions (HxWxD): H with base: 10 18 in.

Acc. No.: 27.389

Credit Line: Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

Photo credit: The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore

© Artist : public domain


Provenance

  • Baltimore, William T. / Henry Walters Collection [date and mode of acquisition unknown]
  • 1931, Walters Art Museum, by bequest

Comment

  • Museum's information, April 2013:
    This nude figure of a young girl seated on rocks holds the quiver of Cupid. The piece is on a red marble and gilt metal base, and is a companion piece to Falconet's "L'Amour Menacant."