Classical style bronze sculpture of Penelope by Cavelier and Barbedienne
Classical style bronze sculpture of Penelope by Cavelier and Barbedienne
Classical style bronze sculpture of Penelope by Cavelier and Barbedienne
Classical style bronze sculpture of Penelope by Cavelier and Barbedienne
Classical style bronze sculpture of Penelope by Cavelier and Barbedienne
Classical style bronze sculpture of Penelope by Cavelier and Barbedienne
Classical style bronze sculpture of Penelope by Cavelier and Barbedienne
Classical style bronze sculpture of Penelope by Cavelier and Barbedienne
Classical style bronze sculpture of Penelope by Cavelier and Barbedienne

FERDINAND BARBEDIENNE (1810-1892)
PIERRE-JULES CAVELIER (1814-1894)

Classical style bronze sculpture of Penelope by Cavelier and Barbedienne

c. 1886 France

Offered by Mayfair Gallery Ltd.

£55,000 gbp
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This large patinated bronze antique sculpture depicts the Classical figure Penelope, the wife of Odysseus (Roman name Ulysses) who appears in Homer's Odyssey. The sculpture is set on an oval base and Penelope is shown sleeping on a chair with a spindle in her right hand, waiting for the return of her husband. The sculpture was designed by sculptor Pierre-Jules Cavelier (French, 1814-1894) and cast into bronze by master 19th Century bronzier Ferdinand Barbedienne (French, 1810-1892).
Dimensions
Height 94.00 cm (37.01 inches)
Width 77.00 cm (30.31 inches)
Depth 55.00 cm (21.65 inches)
Stock Code
14402
Medium
Patinated bronze
Signed/Inscribed
Signed to the base 'J. CAVALIER' and 'F. BARBEDIENNE FONDEUR'
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