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After The Antique Diana De Gabies by Barbedienne

A late 19th century bronze figure of ‘Diane De Gabies’ cast by F Barbedienne, after the antique marble in the Louvre. The figure, standing by a tree stump, dressed in a chiton bound by two belts, pinning her cloak with her right hand. Original dark brown patination. Signed to base ‘F. Barbedienne’. Standing on a rectangular Belgian marble plinth.

Barbedienne produced this model in 9 sizes, this being the quarter size model. Catalogued as ‘DIANE DE GABIES rajustant sa chlamyde’, (adjusting her cloak).

Overall height including plinth 18 1/2” (47cm)

Width 6″ (15cm)

Depth 5 1/8“ (13cm)


Circa 1880