20 July 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,000
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A FRENCH BRONZE FIGURE OF 'UNE TROUVAILLE A POMPEI'
CAST AFTER A MODEL BY HIPPOLYTE MOULIN (1832-1884), CAST BY THIEBAUT FRERES, LATE 19TH/ EARLY 20TH CENTURY
The circular base inscribed 'Moulins' and 'THIEBAUT FRERES FONDEURS PARIS', losses
36 ¼ in. (92 cm.) high
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A 183 cm. high cast is in Musée d'Orsay and illustrated in Pierre Kjellberg, Les Bronzes du XIXe Siecle, Paris, 1989, p. 520.
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