terracotta late 19th century
Superb and rare terracotta beautiful dimension.
A monk wearing a harvester wicker basket on his back, returning from the harvest.
But apparently he has not just being harvesting the vines!
Just open the hood to find a naked young woman caressing her breast.
Beautiful wood-like patina. A beautiful movement animates the sculpture. Very fine faces and details.
signed on the terrace, a very small chips on the terrace
Height : 23.0cm Width : 11.5cm
Similar pattern illustrated p 78 The Masks of Eros Jean Pierre Bourgeron