Alfred Boucher, French (1850-1934) A bronze figural group 'Au but' (The finishing line)

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Lot 105
Alfred Boucher, French (1850-1934)
A bronze figural group 'Au but' (The finishing line)
Sold for £ 5,040 (US$ 6,453) inc. premium

Lot Details
Alfred Boucher, French (1850-1934)
A bronze figural group 'Au but' (The finishing line)
modelled as three runners reaching for the finish line, dark brown patination, signed A. BOUCHER with foundry stamp SIOT DECAUVILLE PARIS, on a waisted oval griotte rouge marble socle, 33.5cm high

Footnotes

  • The initial conception in plaster (entitled "Les Coureurs") won a first class medal at the Salon of 1886, and was praised for its original composition and the technical prowess required to create a dynamic yet perfectly balanced arrangement with each figure supported by just one leg. The state then commissioned a life-size, bronze version. The cast was exhibited at the Salon the following year and then stayed in the Luxembourg Gardens, Paris, until it was destroyed during the Nazi occupation.
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