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    Sale 5923

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    12 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 442

    A PAIR OF FRENCH BRONZE MODELS OF DANCING MUSICIANS

    LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY, AFTER JEAN-LOUIS GRÉGOIRE (1840-1890)

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF FRENCH BRONZE MODELS OF DANCING MUSICIANS
    LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY, AFTER JEAN-LOUIS GRÉGOIRE (1840-1890)
    The naturalistically cast bases inscribed 'Grégoire', on siena marble bases, later adapted to lamps
    The bronzes -- 15 in. (38 cm.) high (2)


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    Jean-Louis Grégoire studied at the École des Beaux Arts in Paris, and exhibited at the Salon from 1867 until the year of his death. He specialized in both portrait sculpture and allegorical figures, as well as executing light-hearted decorative pieces such as the present pair of musicians.

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