Nessus Abducting Deianira

Title Nessus Abducting Deianira
Year 1880
Category Sculpture-Volume
Medium Bronze
Signature Yes
Size of the artwork
H 29.25 in
H 74.3 cm
Certificate of authenticity No
Bill/Invoice No
Subject mythology
Artistic Movement 19th Century Classical
Observations A monumental French Grand Tour bronze group of Nessus abducting Deianira after Giambologna- cast circa 1880, possibly by Ferdinand Barbedienne. Fine rich golden brown patination. The centaur Nessus is depicted rearing on his hind legs and lifting Deianira onto his back, the naturalistically cast base is inscribed 'Jean Bologna' (An identical bronze sculpture sold at a Christies 2009 for $22,344.)
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