(Nemours 1833-1910 Paris)
Marked at the base "J. Sanson/ ROMA".
The model was made in 1865, the casting around 1880.
Saltarello, to which the young man here plays the tambourine is an exuberant dance that had a long tradition in Rome and was performed in the vineyards of the city in fanciful costumes.
The life-sized original is located in the gardens of Fontainebleau Castle.
Bronze with black-brown patina.
Height 72 cm.