26 January 2011
AN AMERICAN PATINATED BRONZE GROUP 'THE SCENTING OF PANTHER'
CAST FROM THE MODEL BY LAURITZ JENSEN, DATED 1896
Depicting a Native American riding a horse peering into the distance, on a naturalistic base, inscribed 'Lauritz Jensen Chicago 1896', titled 'Scenting of Panther' and stamped 'DK1'
17¼ in. (44 cm.) high; 17 in. (43 cm.) long, approx.
Anonymous sale, Christie's London, 23 February 1981, lot 258.
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Lauritz Jensen (1859-1935) was a Danish sculptor specialising in animal and genre figures, who emigrated to North America and thus came under the influence of the American Animaliers.
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