(b. 1738, Nancy, d. 1814, Paris)

Nymph and Faun

Terracotta, 27 x 22 cm
Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

In the centre a Nymph is holding hands with an infant faun, who dances on her left foot. Two other small fauns stand at a pedestal on which burns a fire. At the bottom of the plaque a basket of fruit can be seen.

Suggested listening (streaming mp3, 11 minutes):
Claude Debussy: Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune