"Bronze 19 Eme Siècle Par Moreau "
Exceptional group in bronze patinated brown shaded of origin representing two pickers of faggots to the return of the fields by Hippolyte MOREAU (1832-1926), famous French sculptor of the 19 th century with these two brothers Mathurin and Auguste.
These subjects are especially characters inspired by the 18th century and its time as the work described here, the museum of fine arts in Dijon has a good number of works of him.
This group is exceptional therefore in more than one way, of an important size, it rests on a base in red marble griotte of origin which was created for him, so that it is presented to the living room of the fine arts of Paris in 1883 as specified on the sculpture of the terrace of the bronze which also comprises the signature of the artist as well as an inscription of time "memory of March 3, 1883".
It is presented on a base made to measure in bronze with a black patina and a sober and elegant decoration of braids.
Period: 19th century
Style: Napoleon III
Condition: Perfect condition
Material: Patinated bronze
Diameter: 45 cm
Height: total: 1,47 cm. bronze with its original base: 88 cm
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