Jean-Jules-Antoine Lecomte du Nouy (1842 - 1929)

Lot 26: Jean-Jules-Antoine Lecomte du Noüy , French 1842-1929 LE FER QUI DONNE DU PAIN bronze, mid brown patina

Sotheby's

April 14, 2008
New York, NY, US

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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
Dimensions: measurements height 20 7/8 in. alternate measurements 53 cm
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.
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