Classical bronze statue of a man woodsman. By Chambard 87cm(34") high

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Classical bronze statue of a man woodsman.By Chambard.

Height: 34.26 in. (87 cm)
Width: 10.24 in. (26 cm)
Depth: 14.18 in. (36 cm)
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A very good quality 19th Century Bronze statue of a classical Greek figure breaking wood. Having a wonderful patina and a plaque reading; 'Le Boucheron' Fable de la Fontaine.-The Lumberjack. Fable of the Fountain Signed; Louis-Leopold Chambard, 1811-1895) He was born in Saint-Amour dans le Jura and was son of Claude Louis Joseph Marie Chambard, a merchant, After studying at the municipal school of arts in Lyon,[1] he continued at École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris, under supervision of Pierre-Jean David d'Angers[2] and Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres[3] and obtained the Prix de Rome in 1837 for his sculpture Marius sur les ruines de Carthage. His success allowed him to be resident from 1838 to 1843 at Villa Medici housing the French Academy in Rome. Chambard had an exposition of his sculptures at the 1841 Salon de Paris. Upon his return from Italy, he had other commissions notably for the Louvre. He died in Neuilly-sur-Seine in 1895.

Batch 45 N/H
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