155
155
After Barthélemy Prieur (1536-1611), French, late 17th century
Busts of Henri IV and Marie de Médicis
JUMP TO LOT
155
After Barthélemy Prieur (1536-1611), French, late 17th century
Busts of Henri IV and Marie de Médicis
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Pierre Bergé: From One Home to Another

|
Paris

After Barthélemy Prieur (1536-1611), French, late 17th century
Busts of Henri IV and Marie de Médicis
a pair of bronze busts, translucent brown patina ; on later rosewood bases with brass inlays
H. (busts) 24.2 cm et 24.8 cm, 9 1/2 in. & 9 4/5 in. ; (overall) 35 cm et 35.2 cm, 13 4/5 in. & 14 in.
Read Condition Report Read Condition Report

Provenance

With J. Kugel Gallery, Paris
With Anthony Embden Gallery, Paris

Literature

G. Bresc-Bautier, G. Scherf, Bronzes français de la Renaissance au Siècle des lumières, exh. cat. musée de Louvre, Paris, 2008, pp. 126-127, no. 23 et 24.

Catalogue Note

Other pairs of these models are in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (inv. no. 81.22.1 and 81.22.2), and in the museum of Pau, (on loan from the Louvre) (cf. G. Bresc-Bautier, G. Scherf, Bronzes français de la Renaissance au Siècle des lumières, exh. cat. Paris, Louvre, 2008, pp. 126-127, n° 23 et 24.

.

Pierre Bergé: From One Home to Another

|
Paris