Very nice patina of gilt bronze. Referenced work and beautiful coast. Very decorative set on a home console or desk.
Fellow of the city of Toulouse, he joined the School of Fine Arts of Paris in the workshops of sculptors Alexandre Falguière and Antonin Mercie. Having had numerous official commissions, for which he won awards, he became director of the cookie to work the 1919 Sevres factory in 1927. On June 8, 1922 in Paris, he married the Countess of Francoise Simard Pitray, small girl- Countess of ségur and widow of Antonin Mercie, sculptor. Fame is originally an allegorical Greek goddess personifying the character of public or social recognition. It is also known as the Pheme or fama.
Fame is a winged deity, daughter of gaia with many eyes and many mouths, allowing him to be aware of the deadly secrets and disclose. These features were a feared and respected deity. She is the messenger of Zeus or the subsidy of Hermes, the latter trait was mainly used by the Romans who spread and supplemented his character. With the Romans, the god lost his monstrous appearance to that of a beautiful winged woman often depicted with. A laurel crown or a trunk.
This large neoclassical sculpture is vintage art nouveau; the goddess is beautifully represented. The shapes are fine, slender and elegant. The headdress is sophisticated and wonderfully enhances the picturesque port of head and face worthy! This mythological allegory of fame, success and power is presented in the guise of a young woman.Voluptueuse, gesture flexible, graceful and light. One foot on the world, it presents high in his right hand, the. Laurel, symbol of honor and achievement, it land on the head of the glorious characters and powerful of this world which runs to pull wings. It is moving, the wings unfolded it to much to do because the world is so deserving .. it comes dune piece of great elegance and poetry. Will no doubt pleased to another collector or an art lover warned for an original home decoration, neat and cultural. Kg, h: 42cm, depth: 18 cm, width: 23 cm, base 10cm x 10cm. Subject offered in its juices and purchased in the state. Thank you also look at the other items I currently offers. Nb: if you are interested in this subject, I would advise you to quickly mark your interest in putting a bid in formulating an offer or by contacting; In fact, this item is available on other media. This announcement can be removed.
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