• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 1236

    A FRENCH BRONZE FIGURE OF ADMIRAL PLÉVILLE LE PELLEY

    CAST BY JABOEUF & ROUARD FROM THE MODEL BY JEAN MARIE JOSEPH MAGROU (1869-1945), CIRCA 1906

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH BRONZE FIGURE OF ADMIRAL PLÉVILLE LE PELLEY
    CAST BY JABOEUF & ROUARD FROM THE MODEL BY JEAN MARIE JOSEPH MAGROU (1869-1945), CIRCA 1906
    THE SEPERATELY CAST PLINTH BASE SIGNED J. MAGROU 1905 AND INSCRIBED TO THE FRONT AMIRAL PLEVILLE-LE-PELLEY 1726-1805, AND TO THE SIDE ESQUISSE DE LA STATUE ERIGEE A GRANVILLE FONDUE POUR MR LE PELLEY DU MANOIR J MAGROU, AND WITH FOUNDRY STAMP FOR JABOUEF & ROUARD, PARIS.
    59.5 CM. HIGH


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    ADMIRAL GEORGES RENé PLéVILLE LE PELLEY (GRANVILLE 1726-1805 PARIS) BECAME MINISTER FOR THE NAVY IN ONE OF THE GOVERNMENTS THAT FOLLOWED THE REVOLUTION. ON 21 JULY 1907 A STATUE OF PLéVILLE LE PELLEY BY JEAN MAGROU WAS REVEALED IN GRANVILLE. UNFORTUNATELY THE STATUE WAS DESTROYED IN 1942.

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