Torchère figure (one of a pair)

Style of Augustin Pajou French

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 530

The nymphs are in the style of Augustin Pajou (1730–1809), who supplied comparable figures intended to hold candelabra for the dining room of Madame du Barry's pavillon at Louveciennes in 1771.

Torchère figure (one of a pair), Style of Augustin Pajou (French, Paris 1730–1809 Paris), Plaster, carved and gilded wood, French

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