A fine bronze bull by P J Mene (tail a.f.)

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Lot 122
Pierre Jules Mêne (French, 1810-1879): A bronze model of a bull, "Taureau Normand"

Sold for £ 936 (US$ 1,247) inc. premium
Pierre Jules Mêne (French, 1810-1879): A bronze model of a bull, "Taureau Normand"
standing on a naturalistic oval base, signed PJMENE, 36cm long x 24cm high (tail reattached)

Footnotes

  • See Horswell, Jane, Bronze Sculpture of Les Animaliers, ACC 1971, p.121, where recorded as "An exceptionally fine cast. It was presented as a trophy for Agriculture by the Duc d'Aumale...Example of this work in possession of the Lourvre Museum, Paris, (wax) dated 1844.". No. 137 in Mene's Catalogue (issued by the artist in 1857 from his own home at 9, Rue de l'Entrepot).
    The model was exhibited at the Salon of 1845.
Pierre Jules Mêne (French, 1810-1879): A bronze model of a bull, "Taureau Normand"
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