Bacchante

Artist: After a model by Robert Le Lorrain (French, 1666–1743)

Date: ca. 1700

Culture: French

Medium: Bronze, on an ebony and gilt-bronze base

Dimensions: H. 12-5/8 in. (32.1 cm.)
H. (with base) 17-1/8 in. (43.5 cm.)

Classification: Sculpture-Bronze

Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1973

Accession Number: 1973.263

Description

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.

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