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Figure Group of Love Carried by the Three Graces

Figure Group of Love Carried by the Three Graces

c. 1768–1778
(French, est. 1756)

after a design by François Boucher

(French, 1703–1770)
Overall: 25.4 x 12.8 x 14 cm (10 x 5 1/16 x 5 1/2 in.)
  • R. Henry Norweb, Cleveland, Ohio.
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    Réau, Louis. Etienne-Maurice Falconet. Paris: Demotte, 1922. Mentioned: P. 270, Vol. 1
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