• Christie's Interiors - Style & auction at Christies

    Sale 5925

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    17 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 404

    A PAIR OF FRENCH BRONZE FIGURES OF REYNOLDS AND HOGARTH

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, AFTER JEAN-JULES SALMSON (1823-1902)

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF FRENCH BRONZE FIGURES OF REYNOLDS AND HOGARTH
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, AFTER JEAN-JULES SALMSON (1823-1902)
    The bases inscribed 'Salmson', mounted on black marble plinths
    18½ in. (47 cm.) high (2)


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    Salmson regularly exhibited at the Salon, including a number of works depicting historical figures from English history such as Hamlet, Walter Scott, Shakespeare and Milton. It is likely that the present figures represent the painters Hogarth and Reynolds.

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage