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Children and Satyr Children with a Pantheress and Her Cubs

Artist:
Clodion (Claude Michel) (French, Nancy 1738–1814 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1781
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
9 5/8 x 31 1/8 in. (24.4 x 79.1 cm.)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.87.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 552
One of two rectangular panels in the Museum's collection (see also 59.87.1) which are models for stucco reliefs made to decorate the courtyard of the Hôtel de Bourbon-Condé, Paris Two friezes plus an oiel-de-boeuf (59.24a–c) are also in the Metropolitan's collection.
Signature: Lower left, in script: Clodion
Alexandre Théodore Brongniart (until 1792; sale, Paris, March 22, 1792, no. 135;) sold to Desmarets); [ Desmarets (from 1792) ] ; Docteur P. (until 1840) ; Achille Fould (Minister of Finance to Napoleon III) ; Samuel W. Pray ; [ Acquavella Galleries , New York, until 1959; sold to MMA ]
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