Adrien-Etienne Gaudez (French, 1845-1902): A bronze figure of a maiden 'L'Etoile du Matin' later adapted as a lamp base
Lot 21W
Adrien-Etienne Gaudez, French (1845-1902) A bronze figure of a maiden 'L'Etoile du Matin' later adapted as a lamp base
Sold for £660 (US$ 1,026) inc. premium

Lot Details
Adrien-Etienne Gaudez, French (1845-1902)
A bronze figure of a maiden 'L'Etoile du Matin'
later adapted as a lamp base
the draped figure with right arm raised, later adapted with a foliate nozzle, on a domed base above a stepped cylindrical base, with a cartouche inscribed L'ETOILE DU MATIN, signed A. GAUDEZ, dark brown patination, raised on a Red Griotte marble socle, the figure 55cm high, 64cm high overall

Footnotes

  • Having studied under Jouffroy, Gaudez began exhibiting at the Salon in 1864. He was one of the best known French sculptors of the later 19th century, partly because of his prolific output, but also because of his meticulously detailed renderings.

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