Edouard Drouot, French (1859-1945)  A bronze group of a man wrestling a tiger Lutte pour la vie
Lot 157
Edouard Drouot, French (1859-1945) A bronze group of a man wrestling a tiger Lutte pour la vie
£2,500 - 3,500
US$ 4,200 - 5,900
Auction Details
Lot Details
Edouard Drouot, French (1859-1945)
A bronze group of a man wrestling a tiger Lutte pour la vie
the man wearing a loin cloth and defending himself with a large log, raised on a rocky base, mid brown patination with brass high points, signed E. Drouot, raised on a Verde Antico marble plinth, 61cm high

Footnotes

  • Edward Drouot was born in Sommevoire in 1859 and studied in Paris under Mathurin Moreau. He began exhibiting at the Salon of 1889 winning a third class medal at the Salon of 1892 and an honourable mention at the Exposition Universelle of 1900. He specialised in allegorical and mythological figures.
    Related Literature:
    P.Kjellberg Les Bronzes Du XIX Siecle, Les Editions de l'Amateur, Paris, page 292.
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