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    Sale 2055

    Sporting and Wildlife Art

    3 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 122

    Emmanuel Fremiet (French, 1824-1910)

    Ravageot et ravageolle; and Stretching hound

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    Emmanuel Fremiet (French, 1824-1910)
    Ravageot et ravageolle; and Stretching hound
    each signed 'E. FREMIET' and stamped with various numbers (on the base)
    bronze, with deep brown patina
    height of the first: 5 5/8 in. (15 cm.); height of the second: 3½ in. (9.5 cm.) (2)


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    The present model, one of the most popular hound groups by Fremiet, was first exhibited at the Salon of 1853 (no. 1353) and once again, alongside Chien courant blessé', at the Exposition Universelle in 1855. Individual portraits of each hound were also cast in bronze as well as in Svres biscuit porcelain.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PHILADELPHIA COLLECTION