London, South Kensington
5 July 2011
A FRENCH BRONZE FIGURE OF 'L'IMPROVISATEUR'
LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY, AFTER FRANCISQUE JOSPEH DURET (1804-1865)
Standing by a barrel of grapes, cast signature 'Duret' and 'IMPROVVISATORE'
21 in. (55 cm.) high
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Duret exhibited at the Salon from 1831 to 1863 winning a first class medal in 1831 and the Grand Medaille in 1855.
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