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    Sale 7719

    The Irish and Sporting Art Sale

    8 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 162

    Comte Henri-Geoffroy de la Planche de Ruillé (1842-1922)

    Amazone jument piaffant (Lady riding side-saddle)

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    Comte Henri-Geoffroy de la Planche de Ruillé (1842-1922)
    Amazone jument piaffant (Lady riding side-saddle)
    on naturalistic base signed and dated 'C de Ruille 1884' and impressed '5'
    bronze, rich mid-brown patina
    13 in. (33 cm.) high; 13¼ in. (33.5 cm.) wide; 4½ in. (11.5 cm.) deep


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    Comte Geoffroy de Ruillé, as he is more commonly known, exhibited at the Salon between 1842 and 1921. He specialised exclusively in equestrian subjects and was himself a talented horseman.

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