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

Satyresses and Satyr Children

c. 1781
Stucco, 187 x 426 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

This is one of a group of stucco reliefs from the court of the Hôtel de Bourbon-Condé, Paris. It was built by the architect Alexandre-Théodore Brongniart in 1781 for the princess Louise Adélaide de Bourbon-Condé. The reliefs remained there until the beginning of the twentieth century.