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    Sale 7719

    The Irish and Sporting Art Sale

    8 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 167

    Jules Moigniez (1835-1894)

    Chien et faison (Dog and pheasant)

    Price Realised  


    Jules Moigniez (1835-1894)
    Chien et faison (Dog and pheasant)
    on naturalistic base signed 'J. Moigniez'
    bronze, dark-brown patina; on associated mahogany and beadwork plinth (not illustrated)
    17 in. (43 cm.) high; 22 in. (56 cm.) wide; 8¼ in. (21 cm.) deep

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    Jules Moigniez was born at Senlis in 1835, studied under Comoléra and made his debut at the Salon in 1855 with a plaster group of a Setter seizing a Pheasant. Awarded a medal at the 1862 Great Exibition in London, Moigniez was fashionable in Britain and it is estimated that up to half of his output was exported. Moigniez père was a metal-gilder who established a bronze foundry in 1857 to cast his son's works.

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