[NUMBER 553] ATTRIBUTED TO ANTOINE COYSEVOX FRENCH, 1640-1720 553 CARVED MARBLE BUST OF A POET The superbly modelled thoughtful countenance framed by a wealth of freely curling hair falling clown to his shoulders. The bust is partly enveloped by the folds of a toga held on the right shoulder by a strap. Exceptionally fine quality of cream-colored marble of rich amber patina. On a contemporary detached yellow and black marble slab. From the cabinet of Monsieur de Lalive. Height on plinth, 30 inches From the entrance hall of the residence of the late Frederic Spitzer, Rue Villejust, Paris, now the Turkish Embassy. From the Spitzer legacies. [SEE ILLUSTRATION] 268