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VICTOR CHEMIN (1825-1901)

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c. 1870 France

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Joseph Francois Victor Chemin or Victor Chemin was an animal sculptor born in Paris on 25 August,1825. He studied under the master sculptor Antoine Louis Baryre (1795-1875) and made his debut at the Paris Salon in 1851. He continued to exhibit there regularly until 1894. Chemin was well known for his animal bronzes particularly dogs, foxes and wild animals and worked under his preferred name of Victor Chemin. He also produced a number of models of racehorses and monkeys. He died at Neuilly-sur-Seine in 1901.
Dimensions
Height 6.00 inch (15.24 cm)
Width 8.50 inch (21.59 cm)
Depth 3.00 inch (7.62 cm)
Medium
Bronze
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