8 November 2005
CAST BY BARBEDIENNE FROM A MODEL BY PAUL DUBOIS (FRENCH, 1829-1905), LATE 19TH CENTURY
Inscribed P. Dubois and F. Barbedienne fondeur and stamped réduction méchanique A. Collas Brevete and indistinctly inscribed in black ink to the gilt underside 32270/eln.../830
Brown patinated bronze
69 cm. high
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A version of this model is illustrated in H. Berman, Bronzes: sculptors & founders, 1800-1930, Chicago 1974-1980, volume II, p. 314, no. 1133.
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