This magnificent expression in meerschaum is a representation of one of the myriad paintings of William Adolphe Bourguereau (1825-1905)
who loved to use his artistic talent in oil to illustrate, among other subjects, satyrs, nymphs, and nudes.
|Nymphs and Satyr, Bourguereau,1873, Clark Art Institute. Nymphs and Satyr was exhibited |
1873 Paris Salon
1873 Paris Salonat the 1873 Paris Salon, a year before the first Impressionist exhibition.
The size of this pipe is 3" h., 12" l.
From the Bruce Benjamin Collection.