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Léon Pilet (French 1840-1916 )
Gilt Bronze, signed
Pilet was known for his beautifully detailed sculptures in bronze of allegorical, historical and classical figures, as well as busts of his contemporaries. He studied with A. Toussaint in Paris and exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1861-1914 where he garnered numerous awards...
CONSTANTIN CRISTESCO (French, 1872-1928). "Deux chevaux sautant la barrière",
Bronze with mid brown patina - Signed «Cristesco» Stamped «Susse Fes Edts Paris»
Height: 14 1/2 in. x 13.75 in.
Jean-Baptiste Germain (French 1841-1910)
Known as a sculptor of classical and allegorical figures, Germain was a student of Dumont and Gumery. He worked with his brother Gustave in producing classical and historical statues and groups. Germain exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1866 to 1879 and later at the Salon des Artistes Français where he became an Associate in 1889...
Etienne-Henri Dumaige (French, 1830-1888)
Bronze Sculpture with a gold patina, signed
Height 25”, Diameter of Base: 11”
Born in Paris in 1830, Dumaige studied sculpture under Féuchère and Dumont. He exhibited his sculptures depicting groups, statues, and busts at the Salon from 1862-1877. . He sculpted a large number of busts, groups and statuettes in marble, plaster and bronze, including statuettes of Desmoulins and Rabelais...
“The Woman at the Well”
by David Wretling (Swedish, 1901-1986)
A bronze sculpture of a woman with a water pot and standing on a rocky outcropping. Bronze with golden patina. Signed, Circa 1963
There is a full scale statue of this figure in the Grand Square in the city of Hjo, Sweden
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Auguste Marie Barreau (French, d.1922)
Young Woman in Grecian Dress
A gilt and patinated bronze statue, signed on the base and inscribed “Médaille d’Or à l’Exposition des Beaux Arts 1865” and “Acheté par l’État”.
Born in France, Auguste Marie Barreau, was a sculptor active during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries...
Antique bronze Paperweight in the form of a of a crushed fedora hat, Continental, late 19th century.
Mario Zamora Alcantara
(Honduran, b. 1920) Kudu
Bronze sculpture, signed: “M. Zamora A.” and inscribed: “Mex 69 V-XV”.
Zamora Alcantara was born in Honduras but spent most of his life in Mexico. He studied at the Tegucigalpa School of Arts and Crafts (now the National School of Fine Arts) under the tutelage of Alfredo Ruiz Barrera. In 1944 he emigrated to Mexico where he was in the San Carlos Academy until 1948...
Lambert Alexandre Léonard (French, 1831-1877)
Partridge with Worm
A lifelong Parisian, Léonard studied under Jacquot, Rouillard and Barye specializing in Animalier sculpture. He exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1851-1873...