Chéneau de Métaponte représentant une gargouille de lion

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Chéneau de Métaponte représentant une gargouille de lion
Moulding workshop of the Museum of Comparative Sculpture (1882-1928) Métaponte panel depicting a lion gargoyle Plaster H. 39 cm W. 56 cm D. 35 cm Based on the original terracotta work in the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, from the Duc de Luynes collection, dating from the 5th century B.C., part of the temple of Apollo at Metapontum (province of Matera, Basilicata, Italy). Alexandre Dominique DENUELLE (1818-1879), a French painter and architect and pupil of Félix Duban, produced a vividly colored watercolor of this work, which is now kept at the École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts de Paris (inventory no. EBA3455). BNF inventory no.: département des Monnaies médailles et antiques, inv. Luynes 780 Date of present print run: late 20th/early 21st century Possible outdoor display: no Condition: minor damage Type of print compared to model: complete
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