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    Sale 2811

    European Noble and Private Collections

    24 - 25 June 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 723

    A PAIR OF WHITE PAINTED TERRACOTTA FIGURES OF A MAIDEN AND A BOY

    BY GOSSIN FRERES, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF WHITE PAINTED TERRACOTTA FIGURES OF A MAIDEN AND A BOY
    BY GOSSIN FRERES, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The boy playing the bag-pipe, the girl in a dancing pose, the bases signed GOSSIN FRES PARIS, damages and restoration
    102 and 107 cm. high (2)


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    Gossin Frères was almost certainly the combination of the brothers Etienne Gossin (d. 1900) and Louis Gossin -- who first exhibited at the Salon of 1877 and won several French medals in 1882 and 1886. Thereafter he won several addition medals of distinction in 1889 and 1890 in the United States.

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