254
254
20th Century,

After Giambologna (1529-1608) and Girardon (1628-1715)

TWO BRONZE GROUPS
JUMP TO LOT
254
20th Century,

After Giambologna (1529-1608) and Girardon (1628-1715)

TWO BRONZE GROUPS
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

A Private European Residence: French and Neoclassical Furniture and Paintings & Works on Paper

|
London

20th Century,

After Giambologna (1529-1608) and Girardon (1628-1715)

TWO BRONZE GROUPS

one based on Giambologna's model of Nessus and Deianira, the other based on a group of the abduction of a Sabine woman by Girardon, with a mid-brown patination, on octagonal wood and gilt metal bases


bronzes: 45cm., 17¾in. and 41cm., 16 1/8in. respectively
bases: 11cm., 4¼in.
Read Condition Report Read Condition Report

Catalogue Note

Deianira was the wife of Hercules. When she was abducted by the centaur Nessus, Hercules killed the centaur with arrows dipped in the poisonous blood of the Hydra with which he had battled in another of his great adventures.

A Private European Residence: French and Neoclassical Furniture and Paintings & Works on Paper

|
London