Biscuit statuette (hard porcelain) dated 1909 produced by the Sèvres factory (stamps and signature on the base). Known as Phryne courtesan mythologica, this depiction of a naked young woman hiding her face is in perfect condition.
Louis Auguste Théodore-Rivière was born in Toulouse. He obtained at the age of 18 a First Prize in composition, in 1876 he was admitted to the Beaux-Arts in Paris and received instruction from the sculptors Jouffroy, Falguière and Antonin Mercié. Member of French Artists since 1894 his works are impregnated with History and Orientalism as well as the influence of his many trips abroad. Today his sculptures are present in the greatest national museums.
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3 800 €