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    Marly Horses Sculptures, Set of 2

    Marly Horses Sculptures, Set of 2

    $13,000 (approx conversion from €13048.80)

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    Paired sculptures “Tamers of horses” or "Marly Horses" The marble sculpture group “Tamers of horses” was created in 1740-1745. Guillaume Cousteau Sr. (Guillaume Coustou I, 1677-1746) - a famous French sculptor of the first half of the XVIII century., who worked on the decoration of the palaces and parks of Versailles, Marly, Tuileries and Trianon. The sculptures were ordered by Louis XV of Carrara marble to decorate the Marly Castle terrace in a suburb of Paris. Satisfied with the tense official images, the royal administration ordered the sculptor figures of nude youths holding back their horses. Author: Signature. The sculptures were part of a private collection located in the palace of Liechtenstein. Stadtpalais Wien, Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1945. less


    Origin : France
    Materials : Bronze
    Condition : Unknown, Some Imperfections

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    Additional Information

    Code

    AB-108765

    Dimensions

    W: 20.9cm  (8.2")H: 26cm  (10.2")D: 20.9cm  (8.2")

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    ANTIQON

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