Lot 15
  • 15

AFTER CHRISTOPHE-GABRIEL ALLEGRAIN Baigneuse (Venus after the Bath)

Estimate
8,000 - 12,000 GBP
Sold
13,750 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

  • After Christophe-Gabriel Allegrain
  • Baigneuse (Venus after the Bath)
  • white marble
  • 71cm., 28in. 

Catalogue Note

The original model of the present lot, standing 174cm. tall, is in the Louvre (inv. no. M.R. 1747). The marble was conceived in 1767 and was presented at the Salon in the same year, to much acclaim. Reduced marble versions of the model were particularly popular during the 19th century. 
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