French school around 1800, after to the ancient

Hermaphrodite asleep, after to hermaphrodite Borghese

White marble
Attached a white marble base inlaid with lapis and colored marbles (broken)

H. 40 cm ; L. 20 cm


Estimate : 3.000/4.000€

Hammer Price : 3.000€

Related literature :

The Hermaphrodite Borghese is an ancient statue depicting hermaphrodite asleep on a mattress. This Roman piece, is a copy of a second century Greek original was restored by Bernini in 1619 at the request of the Borghese family after its discovery in Rome in 1608. It was the subject of a number of copies.

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