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The Bather by Allegrain (1710-1795)
The original Bather by Allegrain was sculpted in1767 for Mme. Du Barry and placed in the gardens of Louvecienne. Mme Du Barry, a women of extraordinary beauty was Louis XV’s mistress and lover. The king of France built palaces for her and encouraged her to patronize the arts. Allegrain’s statue was influenced by Venus, the goddess of love, although her delicate features and slender waist and wrist are characteristic of eighteenth century French femininity