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Title: Female Baccanted and a Cherub
Item Name: Sculpture


This item is in the Burton Constable Hall collections and is included on this database by kind permission of the Burton Constable Foundation. Born in Nancy, Clodion trained in Paris with his uncle Lambert-Sigisbert Adame and later with Jean-Baptiste Pigalle (1714-85). Clodion was famed for his inventive and energetic portrayal of Bacchic subjects, well exemplified by this delightful portrayal of two revelling female bacchantes with a cherub. Located in the Long Gallery. In the manner of Claude Michel, called Clodion (1738-1814).

Year: 1870 (c)
Materials: Gilt bronze
ID_Number: CHS 30