Tambourine player ("Danseur de saltarello") - Justin-Chrysostome Sanson (Nemours 1833-1910 Paris) - casting around 1880




Christian Eduard Franke-Landwers Christoph Freiherr von Seckendorff


Justin-Chrysostome Sanson

(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.



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