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413
French, 19th century
FOUNTAIN WITH A PUTTO AND A DOLPHIN
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 11,250 EUR
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413
French, 19th century
FOUNTAIN WITH A PUTTO AND A DOLPHIN
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 11,250 EUR
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Une Dynastie Américaine en Europe - Collections Eleanor Post Close & Antal Post de Bekessy

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French, 19th century
FOUNTAIN WITH A PUTTO AND A DOLPHIN
terracotta, with a tin and wood imitating marble basin ; on a wood base imitating marble

decorated with two volutes and reeds on a large basin shaped as a shell, surrounded by a basket of fruits


Plaster
Haut. (totale) 145 cm, (socle) 24 cm, long. (bassin) 150 cm; height (overall) 57 in., (base) 9 1/2 in.; length (basin) 59 in.
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Literature

RELATED LITERATURE
E. Brugerolles, François Boucher et l'art rocaille dans les collections de l'Ecole des beaux-arts, cat. exp. Paris, 2003, pp. 136-137 et p. 282.

Catalogue Note

For this model, the artist may have been inspired by François Boucher's putti, drawn between 1735 and 1740. He may  have also been inspired by an etching by G. Huquier after Boucher, depicting a project for a fountain (Musée du Louvre, E. de Rothschild collection).

Une Dynastie Américaine en Europe - Collections Eleanor Post Close & Antal Post de Bekessy

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Paris