Paul Émile Machault Bronze Figure of Euterpe

May 11, 2020 Posted in:
Paul Émile Machault Bronze Figure of Euterpe

Paul Émile Machault (1800-1866)

An impressive French bronze figure of Euterpe, muse of lyric poetry, from the second half of the 19th century. The seated figure dressed in classical robes, her Chelys lyre leaning alongside. Signed ‘Machault’ to the base. Dark brown patination.

Height 15″ (38cm)

Width  17“ (43cm)

Depth 7 3/4“ (20cm)

French

Circa 1860