The Kiss Received ("Le Baiser Rendu")

Bronze. marble pedestal with gilt-bronze socle and mounts | probably 1790s (cast)

Jean Antoine Houdon

Pair to S217. The first versions of these compositions were created by Houdon between c.1774 and 1780, and were made in marble and on a larger scale. The success and popularity of these sensual sculptures led to the production of smaller versions in ...
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