LARGE - SIGNED EMILE BRUCHON BRONZE STATUE OF APPOLON - 50cm tall
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This is a stunning - large statue of Appolon. It holds a plate with this name to the base. Etched into the statue is the signature of Bruchon and France. Beautifully modelled Apollo is bearing the Olympic torch in his left hand and a Lyre in his right. The modelling is beautifully sharp, crisp and very dramatic.
Emile Brouchon was born in Paris in the 19th century and was a student of the famous Mathurin Moreau. A well known sculpture - his works can be found displayed in the magnificent four volumn reference series 'Abage Encyclopedia, Bronzes Sculptors and Founders 1800-1930 by Harold Berman'APOLLON (or Apollo) was the great Olympian god of prophecyand oracles, healing, plague and disease, music, song and poetry, archery, and the protection of the young. He was depicted as a handsome, beardless youth with long hair and various attributes including:--a wreath and branch of laurel; bow and quiver; raven; and lyre. A true work of art that looks fabulously dramatic on display Measures approximately: 50cm tall x 17cm wide I am unable to offer this overseas due to the weight.
I have no problem if a buyer would prefer to collect – rather than pay Royal Mail’s exorbitant prices. If unable to collect, please note I shall need... read more