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A French bronze figure of Mignon
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A French bronze figure of Mignon

AFTER PAUL-EUGÈNE MENGIN, CIRCA 1880

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A French bronze figure of Mignon
After Paul-Eugène Mengin, circa 1880
Inscribed to base P.MENGIN, and stamped SUSSE FRERES PARIS D
28½in. (72.5cm.) high
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Lot Essay

A marble version of Mignon by Mengin was sold Christie's, New York, lot 357, October 2004. Mengin studied under Millet and Dumont and exhibited at the Salon from 1874 onwards, winning a travelling scholarship (1875), an honourable mention (1877) and a third class medal (1885). He specialised in animal figures and genre groups.
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