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PSYCHE

Made by: Unknown (Foundry)

On view in: Dining Room


About this object

The figurine represents Psyche as a young girl after Falconet. She is nude and seated with her feet crossed. She is leaning to the left with her head turned to the right and is holding a bow. She sits on a plain, circular, bronze base with two gilt bands, all patinated. Pairs with 14.36.

Object name:
PSYCHE
Made from:
Bronze
Made in:
Paris, France
Date made:
c. 1825
Size:
26 cm (10 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
14.35
Class:
METAL
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION Inscribed on the back side of the base: ALPH GIROUX PARIS
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973