SMALL BRONZE LOVERS SIGN BARBEDIENNE
A small bronze sculpture with brown patina representing the passionate embrace of a naked couple, resting on a circular base signed Barbedienne Cie. Standing, in slight contraposto, the young man holds in his hands the head of his beloved whom he is about to kiss. The girl, dressed in a pleated drapery, leans her head on her lover's shoulder. XIX° period, Circa: 1870 Dim: W:7cm, D:6cm, H:17cm.