Fine Example of Diana Robing after Praxiteles, an Elegant Classical Patinated French Bronze Female Standing Figure in drapery on a square platform base and mounted on a black and cream well veined plinth, early to mid 19th Century, now professionally converted to a Table Lamp.
Note: The original marble statue, which is now at the Louvre in Paris, was excavated in 1792 on Prince Borghese's property at Gabii outside Rome. The statue is attributed to the Greek artist Praxiteles. The statue is since referred to as: 'Diane de Gabies' also known as: 'Diana Robing' the Goddess of the Hunt, the Moon and Birthing. She was equated with the Greek Goddess Artemis.
Condition: Superb untouched condition, nice surface patination.
Height: (bronze and marble base only) 15” (38cm). Width: (at marble base) 6” (15.25cm). Depth: (at marble base) 6" 915.25cm).
Shipped to Ijamsville, Maryland, USA.