20 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 3,000
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,800
A FRENCH BRONZE GROUP OF AN IRISH SETTER HOLDING A PHEASANT
CAST FROM THE MODEL BY ALFRED DUBUCAND, LATE 19TH CENTURY
The naturalistic base signed A. Dubucand and numbered EV 640
9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high; 12¼ in. (31 cm.) wide; 5 in. (30 cm.) deep
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Born in 1828, Alfred Dubucand studied under Lequien and exhibited at the Salon from 1867 to 1883. Working entirely as an Animalier, his wax models were subsequently cast in bronze.
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Acquired from Victor Franses, London
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