A French bronze figure: L'Improvisateur
after a model by Félix Charpentier (French, 1858-1924)
Jollet & Cie Foundry, Paris
late 19th century
The faun wearing fur loincloth and vine garland in hair, playing a flute on a naturalistic base draped with an animal skin and titled IMPR...ATEUR, incised Félix Charpentier, impressed Jollet & Cie pastille.
height 30 1/2in (77.5cm)