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Bacchus and a Young Satyr
Bacchus and a Young Satyr

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Bacchus and a Young Satyr

Date
c. 1640
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
19 3/4 x 9 x 8 in. 50.2 x 22.9 x 20.3 cm base: 2 1/2 x 8 1/8 x 6 1/8 in. 6.4 x 20.6 x 15.6 cm
Department
European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Classification
Sculpture
Credit
Founders Society Purchase, New Endowment Fund
Accession No.
82.27
Provenance
D'Este, Mantua (possibly); Andre Le Notre, France; Louis XIV, by 1707; Louis XV; Louis XVI, until 1796; Citizen Jourdan (verrier a Muntzhal); Jourdan sale, March 4, 1803; M. Cailard of Cailar; Cailard sale, May 2, 1809; Unknown collections; M. Robert Piquet, early twentieth century; Jansen, Maison de decoration, 1932; Christian Berard; Jean Michel Frank; Paris art market; Purchased from Alain Moatti, Paris, in 1982.
Keywords
bronze, cast, metal, statuette, mythology
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