Lot 26: Jean-Jules-Antoine Lecomte du Noüy , French 1842-1929 LE FER QUI DONNE DU PAIN bronze, mid brown patina
The Private Collection of Lionel Hastings19th and 20th Century Sculpture and Furniture
April 14, 2008
New York, NY, USA
Description: signed: JEAN DU NOUY and with the bronze garantie pastille, the number 4258 and the GALERIA ARTISTICA/S C REGUAN/PERU foundry stamp bronze, mid brown patina
Notes: Celebrated painter and sculptor, Jean-Jules-Antoine Lecomte de Nouÿ studied under Charles Gleyre and Jean-Léon Gérôme, the latter being an important influence in his art. His painting are often inspired by his numerous travels in the middle east.
Dimensions: measurements height 20 7/8 in. alternate measurements 53 cm