Penelope, Nadaud Auguste Bonnetaud
Penelope, Nadaud Auguste Bonnetaud
Penelope, Nadaud Auguste Bonnetaud
Penelope, Nadaud Auguste Bonnetaud
Penelope, Nadaud Auguste Bonnetaud
Penelope, Nadaud Auguste Bonnetaud

AUGUSTE BONNETAUD Also known as NADAUD (1835-1889)

"Penelope", Nadaud Auguste Bonnetaud

1860 to 1889 France

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Fantastic and large bronze sculpture of "Penelope spinning wool". She wears an antique drapery. Beautiful gold and silver sheen. Signed on the terrace.

Measurement: H 85cm

Frensch School

Penelope, in the Greek mythology, is the daughter of Icarius and the wife of Odysseus with whome she has only one son, Telemachus. She is known for her fidelity to Odysseus while his absence to fight the Trojan war, despite having many suitors. During many years, she will spin during the day and undo her work during the night so she would not have to finish her work and marry someone else.

great condition
Liter: The plaster "Young indian playing the cymbal ", modeled by Nadaud around 1866, is part of the collection of the Musée d'Orsay. We know other examples in plaster, including one at the Vivenel Museum, Compiègne (H. 1,20 m) and two at the Boucher Museum in Perthes, Abbeville (dated 1866, H. 1,27 m).
Dimensions
Height 85.00 cm (33.46 inches)
Diameter 28.00 cm (11.02 inches)
Medium
Bronze with gold and silver patina's
Signed/Inscribed
Signed on the terrace.
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