21 octobre 2015

A rare Vincennes group of Venus and Adonis, circa 1750-52

A rare Vincennes group of Venus and Adonis, circa 1750-52. Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. L'Heure du Berger, in the white, modelled as a reclining female figure wearing loose drapery, with a male youth sitting above her left side, upon a rockwork base, incised letter B to inside of tree trunk, 21.7cm., 8 1/2 in. high PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE TIM CLARKE Provenance: Christie's Geneva, 7th May 1979, lot 15 Bibliography: Comparative... [Lire la suite]