Pair of French Military Bronzes

Pair of French Military Bronzes

ETIENNE HENRI DUMAIGE (1830-1888)
Pair of French Military Bronzes

Date & Origin c. 1870, France
Dimensions
H
65 cm (25 inc)
W
26 cm (10 inc)
D
23 cm (9 inc)
Description
A Good Pair of Military Bronzes by Etienne-Henri Dumaige

Representing two separate moments in the French Revolution, the uprising against Louis XVIth, and the fall of the monarchy in 1792. One subject being a drummer, marked ‘Avant le combat 1791’, the other an infantryman, marked ‘Apres le combat 1792’, this figure smoking a pipe, relaxing on his musket.

Signed by the artist. French, C1870.
Literature
Dumaige (1830-1888) Parisian born, showed at the Paris Salon between 1862 and 1877, and worked in plaster, marble and bronze. His works are exhibited in the Rouen, and also the Tours Museum
Medium
bronze
Signed / Inscribed
yes
Stock Code 5169
P.O.A
Dimensions
H
65 cm (25 inc)
W
26 cm (10 inc)
D
23 cm (9 inc)
Description
A Good Pair of Military Bronzes by Etienne-Henri Dumaige

Representing two separate moments in the French Revolution, the uprising against Louis XVIth, and the fall of the monarchy in 1792. One subject being a drummer, marked ‘Avant le combat 1791’, the other an infantryman, marked ‘Apres le combat 1792’, this figure smoking a pipe, relaxing on his musket.

Signed by the artist. French, C1870.
Stock Code 5169

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