Sculpture - Partridge , Jules Moigniez (1835 - 1894) - Bronze XIXth Century

19th century
Second Empire style, Napoleon III style
From: 93400, Saint-Ouen-sur-Seine, France

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    Bronze proof representing a " Partridge ", after the sculptor Jules Moigniez .
    The bird features a rounded silhouette , short tail and wings .
    Moigniez pays particular attention to anatomical details , his works are considered to be remarkably detailed , with a very thorough carving , completed with an elegance in the attitudes .
    Bronze with nuanced brown patina , signed " J. MOIGNIEZ ", in hollow , on the naturalistic oval terrace , richly decorated .
    Old edition cast .
    Period second part of the 19th century .
    Very good state of preservation and patina .

    Jules Moigniez (1835 - 1894) 

    Jules Moigniez is a French animal sculptor .
    His father was a metal gilder .
    Jules Moigniez was a pupil of Paul Comolera (1818 - 1897) , a great sculptor specializing in birds .
    His master is Paul Comoléra who was a pupil of François Rude .

    At the age of twenty , Moigniez exhibited his first sculpture " Dog Braque stopping a pheasant " at the Universal Exhibition of 1855 in Paris .
    He then exhibited regularly at the Salon , from 1859 to 1892 , where he obtained an honorable mention in the first year .
    He again presented his sculptures at the Universal Exhibition in Paris in 1878 .
    Moigniez enjoyed great success , particularly in England and the United States .

    Indeed , his works are considered to be remarkably detailed , with very thorough carving , complemented by an elegance in the attitudes .
    Faced with the success of his son , his father created a foundry especially for him .

    Ref: Q12P804968

    Style Second Empire style, Napoleon III style (Animal sculptures bronzes of Second Empire style, Napoleon III style Style)
    Century 19th century (Animal sculptures bronzes 19th century)
    Artist Jules Moigniez
    Country of origin France
    Length (cm) 28 cm
    Height (cm) 31,5 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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