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Antique pair of Barbedienne bronzes of ‘Hippomene ‘ & ‘Atalante’

A pair of late 19th century figures of ‘Hippomene ‘ & ‘Atalante’ cast by Barbedienne. Each figure in expressive pose, standing on a ring turned verde antique marble base. Original dark brown patination, each signed to base.

Cast after the marbles situated in the ‘Jardin des Tuileries’, and shown in the Bardedienne catalogue of 1886. The size of each is ‘Plus Petite No 5′.

Height 7 1/2” (19cm) overall

Marble base 2 1/2” (6.4cm) diameter

Circa 1890