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Pair of Orientalist Bronzes by Jean Jules Salmson Jean Jules Salmson (1823 - 1902)

H: 18 in / 46 cm

Description

The well cast bronze figures of an Arab warrior and a female servant, both stand on circular black marble bases, and are signed.
French, Circa 1880

Literature

Benezit, ‘Dictionnaire desPeintres, Sculpteurs & etc’ Editions Grund 1976

‘Bronzes, Sculptors & Founders’ Harold Berman, Hilmarton Manor Press 1976

Pierre Kjellberg ‘Bronzes de 19eme Siecle’, Editions de l’Amateur 1986

Biography

Paris born, a pupil of Ramey, Toussaint & Dumont; commenced exhibiting at the Paris Salon in 1859; made a chevalier of the Legion d’honneur in 1867; director of the Geneva School of art in 1867; director of the Institut Francaise in 1891. Published his autobiography, ‘Between two blows of a Chisel’ in 1892.

REF No. 7669

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