Offered by: The Fortress
1 Jackson St. Troy, NY 12180 , United States Call Seller 518.271.4150

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17th century Louis XIV Stone Sculpture of Playing Children

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  • Description
    An important and very charming stone group of a child watching over his sleeping companion, in the spirit of the "Marmousets" along the "Allee d'Eau" and the sculptures of children adorning the four corners of the square pond at the gardens of Chateau de Versailles. The sensitive execution and the dynamic composition are reminiscent of the work of the Flemish - Frenchsculptor Gerard van Opstal (1605-1668).
    Our pieces are left in lived-in condition, pending our custom conservation.
    On consignment from a sophisticated collector.
  • More Information
    Origin: France
    Period: Pre 18th Century
    Materials: Limestone
    Condition: Good. Moderate weathering and some minor losses, as to be expected.
    Creation Date: Late 17th cent.
    Styles / Movements: Other
    Dealer Reference #: N_081
    Incollect Reference #: 246216
  • Dimensions
    W. 36 in; H. 55 in; D. 22 in;
    W. 91.44 cm; H. 139.7 cm; D. 55.88 cm;
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