Sculpture of a young girl
Ref: LV 1521
A clay bust of a young girl after
Jeune fille à la Natte by Jacques Saly (1717-1776)
French circa 1920
Height: 13 ¼ in / 33.5 cm
The original marble of Jeune fille à la Natte by Jacques Saly is in a private collection. Another version by Saly is in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London and other examples exist in terracotta, bronze and faience.
François Boucher (1703-1770) reproduced Saly’s bust in a panel entitled The Arts and Sciences: Painting and Sculpture in part of series he painted for Madame de Pompadour in 1750-52. This, along with other panels, are on display in the Frick Collection, New York who also own a marble version of the bust.new Enquire Print