Louis Holweck, French (1861-1935) A bronze figure of Bacchus with a baby satyr Le Vin
Lot 309
Louis Holweck, French (1861-1935) A bronze figure of Bacchus with a baby satyr Le Vin
Sold for £1,250 (US$ 1,956) inc. premium

Lot Details
Louis Holweck, French (1861-1935)
A bronze figure of Bacchus with a baby satyr Le Vin
the dancing figure of Bacchus pouring wine onto the baby below, the base modelled as a barrel of wine with grapes and vines, above a canted square plinth, signed Holweck, raised on a Rouge Griotte marble plinth with a plaquette inscribed LE VIN Acquis par le ville de Paris Par Holweck Salon des Beaux-Arts, 57cm high

Footnotes

  • Louis Holweck exhibited the original plaster version of this bronze at the Paris Salon of 1888, and the bronze version in 1891. According to Kjellberg, Reproductions of the original were cast in 1899, and it is likely that this includes the present cast.
    This figure is illustrated in P. Kjellberg Les Bronzes du XIXe Siecle, Les Editions de l'Amateur, page 380.
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