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Antique Bronze Sculpture, Semi-Nude Bather, Remarkable Detail, French



Antique patinated bronze sculpture, lovely semi-nude bather, French, circa 1880, after Jean Antoine Houdon (French 1741-1828); crisply detailed casting; particularly noteworthy is the subject's hair. The bronze sits on an ormolu-mounted Rouge Languedoc Marble Stepped Plinth. Impressed: 'Houdon Sculpteur' to back bottom ledge.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 22.5 in. (57.15 cm)Width: 11 in. (27.94 cm)Depth: 6.75 in. (17.15 cm)
  • Style
    Belle Époque (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Banner Elk, NC
  • Reference Number
    Seller: K1220/3265MYEEX1stDibs: LU1302221814412

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    Ships From: Banner Elk, NC
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Located in Banner Elk, NC
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