Lot 470: Jean-Léon Gérôme (French, 1824-1904), plaudite cives, early 20th century, Bronze, brown patina, depicting a triumphant warrior, with a
January 29, 2013
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
Jean-Léon Gérôme (French, 1824-1904)
plaudite cives, early 20th century
Bronze, brown patina, depicting a triumphant warrior, with a taunting look on his face, standing above his freshly slain lion, raised on a naturalistic base with cast plaque reading "Plaudite Cives" and signed at back "JL Gerome." With "Siot Paris" foundry mark.
H: 15 1/4, W: 20 1/2, D: 9 3/4 in.
Property of a Pennsylvania lady.
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