Jean Antoine Pierron

France, b.1780, d.1812

Le faune en repos

  • Engraving
  • Sir Joseph Kinsey bequest
  • 609 x 446mm
  • 73/146

This print is a page from the multi-volume 'Musée Francais; receuil des plus beaux tableaux, statues, et bas-reliefs qui existaient au Louvre avant 1815'. This monumental 1829 publication documented the contents of the Louvre Museum during the Napoleonc era when it had housed art treasures from all over occupied Europe.

The statue depicted is now in the Capitoline Museum, Rome.