Le Grand Jockey
Le Grand Jockey
Le Grand Jockey
Le Grand Jockey
Le Grand Jockey
Le Grand Jockey
Le Grand Jockey
Le Grand Jockey
Le Grand Jockey
Le Grand Jockey
Le Grand Jockey
Le Grand Jockey
Le Grand Jockey
Le Grand Jockey
Le Grand Jockey

ISIDORE-JULES BONHEUR (1827-1901)

Le Grand Jockey

c. 1880 France

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Le Grand Jockey, a richly patinated bronze group by Isidore Jules Bonheur (1827-1901). A study of a horse and its jockey returning victorious from a race, on a naturalistic integral base and set on a bronze plinth. Excellent detail and characterisation.

First exhibited at the 1879 Salon under the title Un Jockey, an identical bronze of the same size can be seen in the collection of bronze sculpture at the Musée D'Orsay in Paris.

H 61cm, W approximately 75cm, D 22cm

French, circa 1880
Excellent original condition
Forrest p.227; Lami 1, pp.127-30; Horswell p.209
Dimensions
Height 61.00 cm (24.02 inches)
Width 75.00 cm (29.53 inches)
Depth 22.00 cm (8.66 inches)
Stock Code
167153
Medium
Bronze
Signed/Inscribed
Signed I Bonheur to base and stamped Peyrol Foundeur to one side.
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