A Tournai Group of Le Galant surprenant la Bergère endormie
21.4 cm high
The gallant stands under a tree with his arms raised on discovering a sleeping shepherdess reclining on rockwork.
This model can be found with a trellis arbour and also, surprisingly, exists in Tournai faience.
Minor chips to leaves and brim of her hat
An example in the Musée de Tournai is illustrated by E.J. Soil de Moriamé, Les Porcelaine de Tournay, 1910, p. 355, no. 743
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