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    Sale 2808

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    15 - 16 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 673

    A BROWN, GREEN AND BLACK PATINATED BRONZE GROUP OF A HUNTSMAN WITH HOUNDS 'VALET DE CHIEN A CHEVAL MENANT SA HARDE'

    CAST AFTER A MODEL BY PIERRE JULES MENE (FRENCH, 1810-1879), SECOND HALF 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A BROWN, GREEN AND BLACK PATINATED BRONZE GROUP OF A HUNTSMAN WITH HOUNDS 'VALET DE CHIEN A CHEVAL MENANT SA HARDE'
    CAST AFTER A MODEL BY PIERRE JULES MENE (FRENCH, 1810-1879), SECOND HALF 20TH CENTURY
    The naturalistic base signed and dated P.J. MÊNE. 1869.
    64 cm. high x 74 cm. wide


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    An identical wax model of this group was exhibited at the Paris Salon of 1869 as number 3591.
    Another identical cast of this model was exhibited at the Paris Salon of 1870 as number 4732 and at the Exposition Universelle, centennale de l'art français de 1800 à 1899, 1900, Paris, as number 1733. This bronze is now in the musée du Louvre, département des Sculptures.

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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the second line should read:
    CAST AFTER A MODEL BY PIERRE JULES MENE, SECOND HALF 20TH CENTURY The measurements should read 64 cm x 74 cm x 37 cm
    and not as stated in the printed catalogue.