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MARIUS-JEAN-ANTONIN MERCIE' FRENCH 1845-1916. "BACCHANTE AND YOUNG FAUN".

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MARIUS-JEAN-ANTONIN MERCIE' FRENCH 1845-1916. "BACCHANTE AND YOUNG FAUN". SIGNED MERCIE' WHITE MARBLE, RAISED ON A CARVED MARBLE FLUTED PEDESTAL. THE FIGURAL GROUP HEIGHT 54 INCHES. WIDTH 40 INCHES. PEDESTAL HEIGHT 37 INCHES. MERCIE' WAS AN ACCOMPLISHED SCULPTOR WHO STUDIED UNDER FRANCOIS JOUFFROY AND ALEXANDRE FALGUIERE AT THE ECOLE DES BEAUX-ARTS IN PARIS, WINNING THE PRIX DE ROME IN 1868. MARBLE SCULPTURES BY THIS ARTIST ARE VERY RARE AND THIS COMPOSITION SHOWS MERCIE'S SKILL IN RENDERING A MORE LIGHTHEARTED SCENE. PLEASE CALL FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CALL.
  • Century 19th
  • Country France
  • Nationality French
  • Artist MARIUS-JEAN-ANTONIN MERCIE
  • Artist Lastname MERCIE
  • Medium Marble
  • Other Details MERCIE