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LARGE F. Barbedienne Bronze Bust of a Nude Woman

lot 0075
Estimate $2,000 - $3,000Aug 17
Lot 0075
Ferdinand Barbedienne,France,1810-1892
Neoclassical bust of a nude Romanesque woman with wavy hair. Ferdinand Barbedienne was a highly skilled metal worker casting many Greek statues in bronze and founded one of the most important bronze foundries in France.
Bronze,Overall 27 1/4" x 20",
From the collection of a Greenville, Rhode Island woman.
Stamped "F. Barbedienne Fondeur Paris" on base.

Condition

Minor scuff to nose and light scratch to breast showing in patination, otherwise good condition.

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Cranston, RI, USA
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Travis Landry
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Kevin Bruneau
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Cranston, RI, USA
Auction Curated By:
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Travis Landry
Specialist & Auctioneer, American & European Fine & Decorative Arts, Pop Culture Including Collectibles, Comics & Toys
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Kevin Bruneau
President & Auctioneer, Asian Arts, 19-20th Century Decorative Arts