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Hippolyte Alexandre Moulins (1832-1884) - Bronze

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: Mark Buckley Antiques

Description

Bronze sculpture depicting a young man, the excavator of excavations in Pompeii. depicting a naked boy, performing a dance of joy, with one leg raised, who emerges victorious from his excavations with a Roman statuette. Its nude pose mirrors that of the statuette itself, possibly indicating that the statue represents the excavator imagining itself in the pose of the original statuette.
Signature of the sculptor "MOULINS" on the base.
Cast iron stamp of "Thiébaut Frères Paris".
Brown patination
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Internal Ref: 10412



Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Dimensions

Height = 86 cm (33.9")
Width = 0 cm (0.0")
Depth = 0 cm (0.0")


Seller Details

Mark Buckley Antiques
Skipton
North Yorkshire
United Kingdom

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