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Antique French Bronze Diane the Huntress cast by F Barbedienne

F Barbedienne

A late 19th century, French, bronze figure of ‘Diane a la Biche’ (Chasseresse), cast by Barbedienne after the antique marble in the Louvre museum. Dark brown patination. Signed ‘F Barbedienne’ to reverse, with foundry seal. The Barbedienne catalogue lists this bronze in 6 sizes, this is the smallest size cast.

Height 8″ (20.3cm)

Width 5″ (12.7cm)

Depth 3 ½″ (9cm)


Circa 1870