La Marchande d'amours
A saleswoman shows a small Cupid, which she holds by the tips of its wings, to a young Greek lady sitting next to an antique table.
That low-relief is an interpretation of a famous antique painting discovered near Herculanum (Fresco in the Villa di’Arianna) collected by sketching and sculpted out of marble by French sculptor Clodion near 1773.
Limestone cast sold with its limestone stand.
Completing time : 8 months