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Classical Bronze Statue Of A Man Woodsman


£5,500 | $7,323 USD | €6,232 EUR
Item Number: SA727136
Date of manufacture: 1880
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Patrick Moorhead Antiques
This antique has been viewed 12 times in the last 24 hours and last viewed just 23 min's ago.


A very good quality 19th century bronze statue of a classical Greek figure breaking wood. Measures: 87cm(34")
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.
Internal Ref: Batch 45 N/H


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1880.


Height = 87 cm (34.3")
Width = 26 cm (10.2")
Depth = 36 cm (14.2")

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Patrick Moorhead Antiques
Spring Gardens
76 Church Street
East Sussex
United Kingdom

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