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Large 19th Century French Bronze Figure of Narcissus, Possibly from the Barbedienne Foundry
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Large 19th Century French Bronze Figure of Narcissus, Possibly from the Barbedienne Foundry

2nd half 19th Century

the youth with his right arm raised with a goat-skin slung over his left shoulder, his legs slightly apart and wearing sandals. leaning on one hip and looking downwards at his reflection; the original figure discovered in Pompei and now in the Museo Nazionale, Naples; title on brass plaque 'Musée de Naples'  and 'Narcisee de Pompei' ; possibly from the Barbedienne Foundry, France, 1810-1892; overall wear and patina to surface

Height: 
19.75"
Width: 
8"
Depth: 
7"
List: 
$3,250