Sep 30, 2008
Sep 30, 2008
Sep 30, 2008
Sep 30, 2008




Jean-Baptiste Clésinger

(French, 1814-1883)


Overall: 88 x 44.5 x 37.5 cm (34 5/8 x 17 1/2 x 14 3/4 in.)

The Thomas L. Fawick Memorial Collection 1979.38



The French sculptor Auguste Clésinger spent much of his life in Rome, where this bust was created in 1863. He is particularly noted for the creation of sensual subjects in marble, such as this obviously inebriated Bacchante, a female companion of Bacchus, the Roman god of wine.

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