Tue, 29th Sep 2020 14:00

Fine European Works of Art & Clocks

 
  Lot 61
 

AN EARLY 20TH PATINATED BRONZE AND CARVED IVORY FIGURE OF 'LA LISEUSE' AFTER A MODEL BY ALBERT-ERNEST CARRIER-BELLEUSE (FRENCH, 1824-1887)

AN EARLY 20TH PATINATED BRONZE AND CARVED IVORY FIGURE OF 'LA LISEUSE' AFTER A MODEL BY ALBERT-ERNEST CARRIER-BELLEUSE (FRENCH, 1824-1887) circa 1910, modelled as a young woman clad in a draped gown and headdress in the medieval taste with richly embroidered hems and bodice, she holds an open book in her hands as she turns the pages, on circular base, signed 'A. CARRIER., BELLEUSE.', dark brown patination, on circular moulded and stepped bronze base with plaque inscribed 'Liseuase, Par Garrier Belleuse, Grand Prix Du Salon', 60.5cm high

This lot is subject to CITES

Note: The design of the present figure embodies the enthusiasm for the medieval taste that was popular in France in the second half of the 19th century. The original terracotta version of this figure was sold at Sothebys, London, 13 Nov 2007.

Sold for £1,375

Includes Buyer's Premium


 

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