Sculpture 027

Fine white marble statuette of “Venus Instructing Cupid.”  Formerly attributed to Falconet, new scholarship gives this group of sculptures to Joseph or Jean

Baptiste Broche (See : Falconet à Sèvres : Éditions RMN ; Paris, 2001. Pages 39-45 and pages 97-98) 

Ex Collection: Baron James de Rothschild; Paris, December 1966, lot 75.

[Foot repaired]

Height (ins.): 17"(44cm)     
Origin: France     Period: Neo-Classical