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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...
“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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Unusual Japanese Bronze Vessel; circular with wave form decoration on the body and a handle composed of three intertwined eels. Late 19th, early 20th Century. Mid-brown patina with green oxidation. (one dent)
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Henry Hudson Kitson (American, 1863-1947)
Ulysses S. Grant
Signed and dated: 1902. Provenance: The Ritz Carlton, Pentagon City, Virginia.
Born in England, Henry Hudson Kitson was one of America’s most noted public sculptors...
Jean Baptiste Clésinger (French, 1814-1883)
Bronze figure of the Greek poet Sappho (c. 630 BC) holding her lyre, signed and titled and with “Bronzes Artistiques de Paris” founder’s seal.
Known to his friends as Auguste, Clésinger was trained in sculpting by his father, a renown stone mason and monument sculptor. Although, he did not begin exhibiting until age 49, his reputation was quickly established. He proceeded to exhibit extensively and won numerous medals...
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...
Bronze of a Setter
By Clovis-Edmond Masson (French, 1838-1913)
Signed and Inscribed: "Salon des Beaux Arts"
Clovis Edmund Masson was born in Paris, where he also died in 1913. He was the student of Santiago, Barye and Rouillard. He exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1867 to 1881 and also exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français, where he won an honorable mention in 1890...
Jean-Francois Theodore Gechter
Greyhound on a Rocky Outcropping
Bronze sculpture with a dark brown patina, signed.
Provenance: from the Estate of Virgil McMahan
A lifelong Parisian, Gechter studied under Bosio and Gros. He exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français from 1827-1844. At the age of 41, he was made a Chevalier of the Legion of Honour...
Eugène Laurent (French, 1832-1898)
Sculpture in bronze, signed on base.
Laurent’s artistic career began under the tutelage of Coinchon. He went forth to become a successful artist during his life, first exhibiting at the Paris Salon in 1861. Best known for his portrait busts and figures of celebrities, Laurent was selected to create two public monuments...
Auguste Nicolas Cain (French, 1822-1894)
Parisian Auguste Nicolas Cain was considered to be one of the premier animal sculptors of his day. Originally a joiner, he turned to sculpture through the influence of his father-in law, artist P.J. Mêne. Cain studied with sculptors Rude and Guionnet and worked in both wax and bronze...
Maurice Le Blanc (French, 19th Century)
Bird with Two Chicks
Born in Braine-sur-Vesle at mid-century, Le Blanc regularly exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français where he received an honorable mention in 1887. In this small but animated sculpture, a mother bird hovers over her two chicks, one seemingly chirping to get her attention...
Antique bronze Paperweight in the form of a of a crushed fedora hat, Continental, late 19th century.
Arthur Waagen (German, 1833-1898)
Dog with a Ball
Bronze sculpture with an oval plinth base.
7” x 3” x 4.25”
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...
Atelier of Pierre Jules Mene (French 1810-1879)
Jument à L’Écurie Jouant Avec un Chien (Mare in a Stable Playing With a Dog, or The Good Companions)
Bronze, sand-cast, signed.
**Please note: This is guaranteed to be an original casting from the artist's atelier, not a later re-strike.
First Exhibited at the Paris Salon of 1859
Mêne was “born in Paris . . . the son of a metal-turner...
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...
Prosper Lecourtier (French, 1855-1924)
Bronze sculpture, signed.
Lecourtier was born at Grimilly in 1855 and studied under Fremiet and Coutan. He exhibited at the Paris Salons and was awarded medals in 1879, 1880, 1900 and 1902. He also won a bronze medal at the Exposition Universalle in 1900.
Lecourtier specialized in animal bronzes and is represented in the Provins Museum and the Tourcoing Museum. He died in Paris in...
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Hippolyte François Moreau (French 1832 - 1927)
"Printemps", a Bronze of a Young Woman Gathering Irises
Markings: Signed, "Hipte Moreau"; Foundry Seal "H.Hirschwald, Berlin"; "EW/3998"; Faintly inscribed, "Societe des Bronzes de Paris".
Height 25" (very good mid brown patina with minor scratches and wear consistent with age)
Born in Djion, France 1832, the second son of Jean-Baptiste Moreau, Hippolyte Moreau went to work in Paris under the direction of Francois Jouff...