Charles Cumberworth, English (1812-1852) A bronze model of a North African woman gathering water
Lot 337
Charles Cumberworth, English (1812-1852) A bronze model of a North African woman gathering water
£400 - 600
US$ 620 - 930
withdrawn

Lot Details
Charles Cumberworth, English (1812-1852)
A bronze model of a North African woman gathering water
the kneeling figure holding an urn, on a naturalistic base signed Cumberworth, and mounted on a recessed black slate base, 29cm high

Footnotes

  • Cumberworth studied under Pradier from 1829 to 1836. By the 1830s he had rejected the Neo-Classical style favoured by his master and by the Salon for the Romanticism typified by the work of Feuchere and Barre. Because of this he was one of the first sculptors to produce small statuettes for commercial purposes rather than large models to exhibit at the salon. These statuettes were edited by numerous bronze foundries of Paris as well as in Parian ware by Copeland.
    Related Literature: P. Kjellberg Les Bronzes du XIXe Siecle, Les Editions de l'Amateur, Paris, page 230.

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