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Bacchante

Artist:
After a model by Robert Le Lorrain (French, 1666–1743)
Date:
ca. 1700
Culture:
French
Medium:
Bronze, on an ebony and gilt-bronze base
Dimensions:
H. 12-5/8 in. (32.1 cm.) H. (with base) 17-1/8 in. (43.5 cm.)
Classification:
Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1973
Accession Number:
1973.263
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 532
Derived from classical mythology, this dancing female figure dates to the early eighteenth century when the Parisian sculptor Le Lorrain, who had studied in Rome, made numerous small bronze statuettes mostly for private patrons.
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