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All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1920 item #1241880 (stock #395)
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This is a wonderful large 21 by 16 by 8 1/2 inch lifetime bronze cast of a pair of German Shepard dogs by the well listed French Artist Charles Paillet 1871-1937.Dogs were one of his specialties.Signed in the front left corner Ch. Paillet Medaille D'Or.In very nice condition with no dings or scratchs. The original stone base does have a few chips and wear on the corners...
All Items : Fine Art : Drawings : Charcoal : Pre 1910 item #1172732 (stock #374)
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This is a large and rare charcoal drawing by Arthur Burdett Frost 1851-1928. It is titled Point of Honor. On the margin of the drawing are the words Point of Honor...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1178736 (stock #375)
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This is a fine quality Grand Tour bronze of Narcissus done after the antique found in Pompeii in 1862.This one is signed G.Nisini Roma.They were one of the best foundries in Rome.He has a great antique green brown type patina to look as if he had just come out of the ground.This was a popular casting before and around the turn of the century...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1203897 (stock #386)
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This is a nice large 24 inch bronze of Dianna the Huntress after the original by Houdon.This casting would date circa 1875/1900.She is in nice condition with a good chocolate brown patina.A classic bronze statue.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1241093 (stock #394)
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This is a nice original bronze casting by the well known French artist P.J.Mene.It features a Pointer and a Setter chasing a Quail.Size is about 16 1/2 by 8 deep and 8 tall. It is pictured in the book Bronzes of the Nineteenth Century by Kjellberg. Mene was a prolific artist who had his own foundry for a time...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1241087 (stock #393)
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This is a original bronze casting of Francois Rude's well known bronze figure Le Petit Pecheur Napolitian.This was cast by the Barbedienne foundry in France and could be as early as the 1850's. Rude was the first living artist that the foundry worked with starting in 1843.Barbedienne cast this figure in 3 sizes...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1900 item #1170474 (stock #372)
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This is dramatic original 1864 engraving of the reading of the Emancipation Proclamation was published by Lucius Stebbins.After a painting by H. Herrick and engraved by J.W...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Iron : Pre 1900 item #1165069 (stock #369)
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This is a interesting cast iron sculpture by the well known Animalier sculpture Christophe Fratin 1801-1864. He was one of the first French artists to do sculptures of animal subjects.He was banned from the Paris Salon from 1843 to 1850 because his animal sculpture was considered to radical.This piece titled Lion en Trainant un Sanglier (Lion Dragging a Boar) was created in 1849...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1105173 (stock #351)
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This is a wonderful large 26inches tall bronze by the well listed French sculptor Ernest Rancoulet. It is titled Repousser De La Renaissance and it is a figure of a Renaissance armourer at work.This is pictured in Berman's books on bronze sculpture.He also made a small version of this man as a silversmith.Little seems to be known about Rancoulet other than he was from Bordeaux...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1900 item #1106928 (stock #352)
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This is a nice original 1851 engraving titled Mexican News by Richard Caton Woodville.It was done for the Art Union Lottery which put out a engraving yearly during its existence.The image is 18 1/4 by 20 1/2 + large margins. We have it matted to 23 by 26 inches.The image is in very nice clean condition...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1900 item #1126758 (stock #358)
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This is a scarce Civil War era engraving by John Sartain after a painting by G. Schussele. It was printed in 1864 and was a popular print during the war. This is a proof print on thin paper laid down on a rag paper backing originally.This is in the best condition we have ever seen this print in. No stains or spots at all. I do not think it was ever framed. We have matted it in a cream colored mat which is 20 1/2 by 25 1/2
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1160625 (stock #371)
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This is a great Grand Tour bronze statue titled the Runner.The Greek originals were found in the Roman ruins of Herculaneum.This was produced during the latter part of the 1800's by the Fonderia Aristica Sabatino de Angelis & Fils Napoli Italy.They and Fonderia Chiurazzi were the 2 best of many foundries in Naples at the time.He stands 18 3/4 inches tall and the base is 10 1/2 by 4 3/4 inches.The bronze is in fantastic condition for its age with a nice deep brown patina...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1950 item #1158004 (stock #368)
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This is a nice colored etching by the well listed artist and designer Leon R. Pescheret.He had a studio in Whitewater Wi. for a number of years and produced a large body of work.His etchings are in the collections of quite a few major museums.Plate size is about 9 by 12 + margins. Currently in its original 1942 silver frame which is 17 by 20. It is matted but I see no mat burns. The print is in excellent condition and color.