'The Arab Falconer' by Pierre-Jules Mene Bronze Statue

'The Arab Falconer' by Pierre-Jules Mene Bronze Statue

PIERRE JULES MÊNE (1810-1879)
'The Arab Falconer' by Pierre-Jules Mene Bronze Statue

Date & Origin 1873, France
Dimensions
H
66.50 cm (26 inc)
Description
'The Arab Falconer' by Pierre-Jules Mêne

The finely cast and planished bronze, depicting a falconer walking on a naturalistic ground, with a hare at his feet, the falcon on a hand held mount, is decorated with gilt highlights, signed by the maker and dated 1873.
Literature
Pierre-Jules Mêne (1810-1879)

A pupil of Rene Compaire, Mene began exhibiting at the Paris Salon of 1838, winning numerous medals, including First Class Medals in 1852 & 1861. He was made a Chevalier of the Legion d'honneur in 1861

Literature;
Benezit, Editions Grund 1976, Volume 7
Harold Berman 'Bronzes and Founders 1800-1930' (5 Volumes) published Abage 1977
Medium
Bronze
Signed / Inscribed
Signed and Dated 'P.J. Mêne. 1873'
Condition
Excellent
Stock Code 7749
P.O.A
Dimensions
H
66.50 cm (26 inc)
Description
'The Arab Falconer' by Pierre-Jules Mêne

The finely cast and planished bronze, depicting a falconer walking on a naturalistic ground, with a hare at his feet, the falcon on a hand held mount, is decorated with gilt highlights, signed by the maker and dated 1873.
Stock Code 7749

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