BACHUS 'TRIUMPH, after Clodion, France, 19th century

Figural group showing the participants of Bacchus' march.

The mythological god of wine and fertility was Mr. portrayed as a mischievous boy. Sitting on the man's shoulders, he passes the missing Thyrsus to the undressed woman.

Young people move with a dance step, accompanied by a boy playing a tambourine. Adorned with plant blossoms and musical instruments, they participate in an ecstatic mystery.

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6 000 zł tax incl.

The sculpture is made according to the model of Claude Michel, known as Clodion.

Claude Michel (1738-1814) - French sculptor, coming from an artistic family. Student of Lambert Sigisbert Adam and Jean Baptiste Pigalle. In 1759 he won the main prize of the Acadé mie Royale. He specialized in figural sculpture as well as decorative elements of houses. His numerous patrons came from the then French elite. He performed his works mainly in terracotta and bronze.

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Patinated bronze/ span>

Dimensions: 40cm x 23cm x 19cm

Preservation condition: very good, missing tyrs.