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After Pierre-Jules Mene (French, 1810-1879), Chien Braque, bronze, ca. late 19th century, signed

After Pierre-Jules Mene (French, 1810-1879), Chien Braque, bronze, ca. late 19th century, signed

Product Description:

A crisply signed bronze sculpture of a pointer dog after a model by Pierre-Jules Mene (French, 1810-1879). The pointer dog prowls amidst foliage, turning his head after catching the scent. The naturalistic base is finely detailed with leafage and tangles of vines over a rocky ground. A complex patina of nearly black recesses and a verdigris pigment overlay glows gently under wax.

Literature:
Les Animaliers, Horswell, 1971, p. 129 (Chien Braque, c. 1860’s, 5 1/2” H]); Bronzes of the Nineteenth Century: Dictionary of Sculptors, Kjellberg, p. 469-86 (p. 483 present model depicted “Chien braque å la feuille, 12 x 23 cm)
Animals in Bronze, Payne, p. 219 f. D55 (14 x 23 cm, c. 1860s)

Dimensions:

Height 4.5 in. x Width 8.5 in. x Depth 4 in.

Condition:

Green verdigris patina, quite early but perhaps not original. Missing foliage element in center of base. Very minor patina handling wear. Please contact cataloging@lofty.com for specific condition questions.

Questions:

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SKU: 01tj0000003osgXAAQ

 
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After Pierre-Jules Mene (French, 1810-1879), Chien Braque, bronze, ca. late 19th century, signed

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