Property from the collection of Joseph Klein (1899-1987), New York, New York
A French silvered bronze group of a Bacchante and faun
Joseph Jules Emmanuel Cormier (French, 1869 - 1955) F. Barbedienne foundry, Paris first quarter 20th century The reclining female nude instructing the child faun as he plays the pipes, incised J.D. Cormier, and F. BARBEDIENNE FONDEUR PARIS, raised on speckled black marble plinth. height 14 1/2in; width 13in; depth 7in
Cormier also signed his work under the name Descomps. He exhibited at the Salon d'Automme and the Salon des Artistes Francais, winning third class in 1921, second class in 1925, and first class 1928.
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