Lot n° 190
7000 - 10000 EUR
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TWO stoneware GROUPS The Thorn Puller and... - Lot 190 - Osenat
TWO stoneware GROUPS The Thorn Puller and the Remover. Bases decorated with a profile of Aeolus and Satyr. The Thorn Shooter H : 100,3 cm H total : 189,3 W : 97 D : 61,5 cm The Remouleur H : 96 cm H total : 181 W : 97 D : 60 cm (Some restorations) Note : The Thorn Shooter : the bronze model of the deer gallery at the Château de Fontainebleau is attributed to Jacopo TATTI, it was offered by Hippolyte II d'Este, cardinal of Ferrara, to François I. The Remover: the original, kept in the Uffizi Museum in Florence, is a marble statue from the 1st century BC. It is a Roman copy of a Hellenistic statue. It was discovered in Rome in the 16th century and purchased by Cardinal Ferdinand I de' Medici in 1561. In the 18th century it was already in Florence, as it is present in the famous painting "La Tribuna dei Uffizi" by Johann Zoffany painted between 1772 and 1778.
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