Dancing Bacchante, early 18th century
Robert Le Lorrain (French, 1666–1743)
Bronze, mounted on base of ebony and gilt bronze; H. (with base) 17 1/8 in. (43.5 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1973 (1973.263)
Derived from classical mythology, this dancing female figure dates to the early eighteenth century when the Parisian sculptor Le Lorrain, who had studied in Rome, made numerous small bronze statuettes mostly for private patrons.