The Laundress, XIX century

Terracotta sculpture known as Curiosa, representing a laundress sitting on a wicker basket, she holds her dress with her left hand and her chest slightly bare. She reveals her intimacy when the subject is raised … Work to be compared to that of the sculptor James Pradier and the French sculpture of the romantic generation. Catalog raisonné (p. 437, n ° 520), among the “works wrongly attributed to Pradier or whose attribution cannot be verified”, Small lack on the basket neck, traces of old dirt.
XIX century,
France.

Height: 18 cm (7,1 in)

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