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  • GORGEOUS PAIR OF ORIENTALIST BRONZES
  • GORGEOUS PAIR OF ORIENTALIST BRONZES
  • GORGEOUS PAIR OF ORIENTALIST BRONZES
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Price : Price On Call
Date : 12/05/2021
Location : 154 Kensington Church St, London W8 4BN

A PAIR OF ORIENTALIST BRONZES BY JEAN JULES SALMSON

A PAIR OF ORIENTALIST BRONZES BY JEAN JULES SALMSON

Jean Jules Salmson

(1823 – 1902)

H: 18 in / 46 cm

DEION

The well cast bronze figures of an Arab warrior and a female servant, both stand on circular black marble bases, and are signed.

French, Circa 1880

LITERATURE

Benezit, ‘Dictionnaire desPeintres, Sculpteurs & etc’ Editions Grund 1976

‘Bronzes, Sculptors & Founders’ Harold Berman, Hilmarton Manor Press 1976

Pierre Kjellberg ‘Bronzes de 19eme Siecle’, Editions de l’Amateur 1986

BIOGRAPHY

Paris born, a pupil of Ramey, Toussaint & Dumont; commenced exhibiting at the Paris Salon in 1859; made a chevalier of the Legion d’honneur in 1867; director of the Geneva School of art in 1867; director of the Institut Francaise in 1891. Published his autobiography, ‘Between two blows of a Chisel’ in 1892.

 

See Also:

Impressive ‘THE ARAB FALCONER’ by Pierre-Jules Mene

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