A Good Pair of Antique Orientalist Bronze Statues by Jean Jules Salmson (1823-1902)
A Good Pair of Antique Orientalist Bronze Statues by Jean Jules Salmson (1823-1902)

JEAN-JULES SALMSON (1823-1902)

A Good Pair of Antique Orientalist Bronze Statues by Jean Jules Salmson (1823-1902)

c. 1880 France

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The well cast bronze figures of an Arab warrior and a female servant stand on circular black marble bases, and are signed.
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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.
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
Dimensions
Height 46.00 cm (18.11 inches)
Stock Code
7669
Medium
Bronze,
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