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Saint Helier

Weighbridge Place  
(Jersey Museum)

Cupid riding a Centaur

Also called "Centaur tamed by Bacchus", the "Borghese Centaur", "Centaur in love" and "Centaur Nessus led by love"

Val d`Osne (Paris)
19th century

Saint Helier /  Cupid riding a Centaur   Saint Helier /  Cupid riding a Centaur


Copy of a Greco Roman antiquity in the Louvre (Furietti Centaurs). The statue is made by Val d'Osne, cat. no. 9641 and 11094.


The sculpture was discovered in 1995 in the grounds of Château des Roches, St Brelade.

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Location (N 49°10'56" - W 2°6'26")

Item Code: je24; Photograph: 3 August 2015
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