Brown patina bronze of a Man Carrying a Child on his Back, by Gaston Leroux (1854-1942)

6 800€
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Beautiful bronze sculpture with brown patina, depicting a man standing on the side of a rock, carrying a child on his shoulder. The bronze rests on a quadrangular red marble base and is signed G. Leroux on the terrace. Leroux.

Gaston Leroux, also known as Veuvenot-Leroux, was born in Paris in 1854, and raised by his grandmother. In 1866, he joined his mother in Austria, where he began his career as a sculptor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna, before being admitted to the Academy of Fine Arts in Paris, where he was a pupil of Frannçois Jouffroy. He later settled in Bordeaux as a teacher of statuary, but also became the city's official statuary, completing a number of commissions for Bordeaux's monuments. He is also known for a series of official busts, as well as many Orientalist sculptures: Jeune charmeur de serpent, Guerrier arabe, Rébecca...

Late 19th century,
Circa: 1900

Dim: W: 25cm, D: 28cm, H: 77cm.
Dim: W: 9,8in, D: 11in, H: 30,3in.

Condition report: Very good overall condition. light wear patina.

Period 19th century
Materials Bronze
LP : 3352
Width : 25 (cm)
Height 77 (cm)
Depth 28 (cm)
Delivery : Calculated at time of payment

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