Patinated bronze antique French bust of a lady after Houdon

After Houdon, Jean-Antoine (French, 1741-1828)

£4,500

This beautiful, Neoclassical inspired bronze bust is laced with a gentle erotica, as the young maiden clutches at the drapery of her fallen garment.

 

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Description

Depicting a half length female figure looking to her right side, with flowing hair and arms across her chest, her draping dress half falling to reveal her left breast, set on a flaring circular base upon a square plinth, signed to the underside of the reverse 'Rieuse de Houdon'.

Details

Artist / Maker
After Houdon, Jean-Antoine (French, 1741-1828)
Country of Origin
French
Date of Manufacture
Late 19th Century
Period
Late 19th Century
Style
Figurative Art, Neoclassical
Material
Bronze, Patinated Bronze
Colour
Brown, Green

Dimensions

Height
60 cm / 23.6 inches

Reference:
013455

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