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    Sale 2055

    Sporting and Wildlife Art

    3 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 46

    Isidore-Jules Bonheur (French, 1827-1901)

    Highland pony carrying a stag

    Price Realised  

    Isidore-Jules Bonheur (French, 1827-1901)
    Highland pony carrying a stag
    signed 'I. BONHEUR' (on the base)
    bronze, with brownish-black patina
    height: 9 7/8 in. (25 cm.)


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    This sensitive portrayal of a highland pony is closely related to another portrait of a pony, though lacking the addition of the stag, executed by Bonheur circa 1880 (see C. Payne, Animals in Bronze, Woodbridge, 1986, p. 291).

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