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An Equestrian Sculpture After Pierre-Jules Mêne

H: 14 in / 35 cm  |  W: 7.5 in / 18 cm  |  D: 20 in / 50 cm

Description

An Equestrian Sculpture
After Pierre-Jules Mêne

A naturalistic, carefully detailed and beautifully patinated bronze model of a jockey on his galloping horse, the realistic topographical base signed "P. J. Mêne."
French, circa 1875

Literature

Pierre-Jules Mêne

A pupil of Rene Compaire, Mêne (1810-1879) began exhibiting at the Paris Salon of 1838, winning numerous medals, including First Class Medals in 1852 & 1861. He was made a Chevalier of the Légion d'honneur in 1861.

REF No. 9363

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