Paul Comolera, French (1818-1897)
A bronze model of a cockerel
the proud bird standing on a naturalistic rocky base, dark brown patination, signed COMOLERA and with SOCIETE DES BRONZES DE PARIS foundry stamp, 35cm high
This bronze is illustrated in P. Kjellberg Les Bronzes du XIXe Siecle, Les Editions de L'Amateur, Paris, page 220. Comolera studies under Francois Rude and the Animalier master Jules Moigniez, and specialised in depictions of birds.