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A Good Pair of Military Bronzes by Etienne-Henri Dumaige

Dimensions: H 25.5 in / 65 cm  |  W 10 in / 26 cm  |  D 9 in / 23 cm

Description

Representing two separate moments in the French Revolution, the uprising against Louis XV1th.,and the fall of the monarchy in 1792. One subject being a drummer, marked ‘Avant le combat 1791’, the other an infantryman, marked ‘Apres le combat 1792’, this figure smoking a pipe, relaxing on his musket. Signed by the artist.
French, Circa 1870.

Provenance

Dumaige (1830-1888) Parisian born, showed at the Paris Salon between 1862 and 1877, and worked in plaster, marble and bronze. His works are exhibited in the Rouen, and also the Tours Museum

REF No. 5169

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