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    Sale 2825

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    30 June - 1 July 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 556

    A FRENCH BRONZE FIGURE OF A HORSE ENTITLED 'CHEVAL ANGLAIS'

    CAST FROM A MODEL BY PIERRE NICOLAS TOURGUENEFF (FRENCH/RUSSIAN, 1854-1912), LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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    A FRENCH BRONZE FIGURE OF A HORSE ENTITLED 'CHEVAL ANGLAIS'
    CAST FROM A MODEL BY PIERRE NICOLAS TOURGUENEFF (FRENCH/RUSSIAN, 1854-1912), LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    The separately-cast naturalistic base inscribed Pierre Tourgueneff, on rectangular plinth
    46.5 cm. high x 48 cm. wide x 10.5 cm. deep


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    This horse has been vigourously modelled and his proud stance is particulary attractive and realistic.

    Another cast is illustrated in C. Payne, Animals in bronze, Woodbridge, 1987, p. 286, fig. H27.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A DUTCH GENTLEMAN