Sculpture - Rabbit Hunting Dog By Jules Moigniez (1835-1894) - Bronze XIXth Century

19th century
Other style
From: 93400, Saint-Ouen-sur-Seine, France

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    Bronze sculpture representing a hunting dog , a rabbit lying between its paws by Jules Moigniez .
    Jules Moigniez demonstrates a fine knowledge of animal behavior , both in the attitude of the hunting dog and that of the rabbit . 
    Bronze with brown patina .
    Signature of the sculptor " J. MOIGNIEZ " in hollow , on the naturalist terrace , richly chiseled .
    Old cast iron .
    19th century period .
    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 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 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: MJUBGNF64Y

    Style Other style (Animal sculptures bronzes of Other style Style)
    Century 19th century (Animal sculptures bronzes 19th century)
    Country of origin France
    Artist Jules Moigniez
    Width (cm) 30,5 cm
    Height (cm) 19 cm
    Materials Bronze
    Shipping Time Ready to ship in 2-3 Business Days
    Location 93400, Saint-Ouen-sur-Seine, France

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