A French gilt and patinated bronze figural group: Gloria Victus
after a model by Jean Antonin Mercié (French, 1845-1916)
F. Barbedienne foundry, Paris
late 19th century
Modeled as winged Victory carrying a fallen soldier, title inscribed to front of circular foot, incised A.MERCIE, F. BARBEDIENNE Foundeur, Paris and numbers 367, F721052, impressed with A. Collas Réduction Méchanique pastille.
height 42 1/2in (108cm)