Psyche ("La Nymphe Falconet")

Figure: soft-paste biscuit porcelain; base: glazed porcelain, enameled and gilt | 12in | 1766-73

Unknown Artist

Falconet showed a plaster version of the figure as a pendant to his L'Amour Menaçant (see 45.60.1a, b) of the Salon of 1761 and seems to have made the model for the porcelain in the same year.

Credit: Fletcher Fund, 1945
Object: 45.60.2a, b

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