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French Bronze ‘Psyche’ & ‘Pandore’ after A.Schoenewerk

Pierre Alexandre Schoenewerk 18 February 1820 – 23 July 1885

‘Psyche’ & ‘Pandore’

A pair of French bronze figure from the second half of the 19th century. Each well cast seated figure dressed in classical robes, Pandora with box clasped in her hand, Psyche deep in thought, on stepped shaped bases. Original patination. Signed A Schoenewerk Sc to sides, with titles to front.

Circa 1870


 Schoenewerk was a student of David d’Angers, , and was named a Chevalier of the French Legion of Honour in 1873.