French 19th Century after Jacopo Sansovino
Bacchus and a Faun
170.4 x 56 x 66.4 cm (67 1/16 x 22 1/16 x 26 1/8 in)
Choiseul-Praslin family, Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte. Maurice Kann, Paris [died c. 1907]. (Wildenstein and Co., New York); sold June 1949 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;  gift 1952 to NGA.  The two previous collections are given on the Wildenstein invoice, dated 23 June 1949 (copy in NGA curatorial files). The invoice, for a total of 16 items, lists the sculpture as one of a pair by "Claude Michel (Clodion)."