A small bronze bust of 'Tanagra' by Emmanuel Villanis with the signature of the artist on the shoulder, also numbered and foundry stamped to the rear.
-Tanagra was the Naiad Nymph of the spring, well or fountain of the town of Tanagra in Boiotia (central Greece). She was a daughter of the local river-god Asopos who was loved by the gods Hermes and Ares-
This piece is in good condition with some patination but has had a small hole drilled into the rear of the base presumably as an aid for mounting.
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