Nymphe de Paris ou Nymphe assise sur un vaisseau tenant un aviron

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Nymphe de Paris ou Nymphe assise sur un vaisseau tenant un aviron
Musée du Louvre casting workshop (from 1864) Nymph of Paris or Nymph seated on a vessel holding an oar Plaster bas-relief H. 43 cm W. 24 cm D. 3 cm Based on the original work in the Château d'Écouen, Musée national de la Renaissance, formerly attributed to Jean GOUJON (circa 1510-1572) and dated circa 1550. Acquired by Alexandre Lenoir from Daval, "marchand de curiosités", Quai Malaquais, Paris, in 1816, in exchange for a dismantled and shattered plaster figure of Bonaparte. This bas-relief was wrongly presumed to come from the Porte Saint-Antoine, now demolished. Entered the Louvre by ministerial decision in 1818, it is now on deposit at the Musée national de la Renaissance. Louvre inventory no. (on deposit at Écouen): MR 1733; N 15173 Date of present print run: between 1987 and today Possible outdoor exposure: no Condition: minor accidents Type of print compared to model: complete
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