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THE DANCING FAUN: A PERSONAL STORY OF A MASTERPIECE Bertie Pearce Wednesday 26 February 2020

A small bronze statue sat in Bertie Pearce's grandfather’s garden for 40 years. It is now in the Getty Museum having been identified as a piece sculptured by Adriaen de Vries (c.1556-1626), the most famous sculpture of his generation, including to The Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf 11th of Prague.