Sculpture - Bronze Group , Deer Family By Clovis - Edmond Masson (1838-1913)

19th century
Other style
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    Bronze group representing a family of deer, composed of a stag , a doe and their fawn by Clovis - Edmond Masson .
    Bronze group with nuanced brown patina .
    Signature of the sculptor " C. Masson ", in hollow , on the naturalist terrace , richly chiselled .
    Mention " SALON . DES . BEAUX . ARTS " hollow under the signature .
    Old cast iron .
    19th century period .
    Very good state of preservation and patina .

    Clovis - Edmond Masson (1838-1913) 

    A pupil of Barye , Rouillard and Santiago , Masson regularly exhibited his animal sculptures at the Salon from 1867 to 1909 .
    From 1867, with his plaster " Indian Tiger Hunt " .
    He specializes in animal representation , his work is playful and inventive with a certain license from his mentor , Barye .
    Over the years , at least fifty-two of his works have been exhibited at the Salon by Masson .
    His son Jules - Edmond Masson also became a sculptor and studied with his father .

    The city of Nimes has several sculptures by the artist in its Museum .

    The Equestrian Statue of the King of Siam

    At the beginning of the year 1907 , King Chulalongkorn of Thailand, known as " Rama V " , decided to erect a monument to his glory in a vast empty esplanade on which the Parliament (which will not be completed only in 1915) .

    Rama V embarks for Europe in 1907 .
    Chulalongkorn had , from the beginning , the idea of ​​erecting an equestrian statue .
    His visit to the Palace of Versailles in the spring of 1907 convinced him .
    Like that of Louis XIV , whose statue sits in the main courtyard of the castle , Rama V would also mark Bangkok with his mark , with his equestrian statue .
    It is therefore in France that Rama V had his statue made .

    In mid - June 1907 , the Thai sovereign posed for the sculptor Georges Saulo in the foundry workshops of the Susse brothers , boulevard de la Madeleine in Paris , while the sculptor Clovis Masson made the horse intended to receive the statue of the King .

    Ref: IG3A3JKLRQ

    Style Other style (Animal sculptures bronzes of Other style Style)
    Century 19th century (Animal sculptures bronzes 19th century)
    Country of origin France
    Artist Clovis - Edmond Masson
    Width (cm) 62 cm
    Height (cm) 56 cm
    Materials Bronze, Patinated Bronze 
    Shipping Time Ready to ship in 2-3 Business Days
    Location 93400, Saint-Ouen-sur-Seine, France

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