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AFTER PIERRE-JULES MæNE (FRENCH, 1810-1879)VALET DE CHASSE LOUIS XV ET SA HARDE
26 X 31 X 16 INCHES (66.0 X 78.7 X 40.6 CM)
INSCRIBED ON BASE: P.J. MæNE 1869
DEPICTING A LOUIS XV HUNTER ON THE BACK OF HIS HORSE, FOLLOWING A PACK OF FIVE HOUNDS, ON A NATURALISTIC SLOPED GROUND, RAISED ON AN OVAL GREEN MARBLE PLINTHPIERRE-JULES MæNE WAS A PROLIFIC FRENCH ANIMALIER SCULPTOR AND ONE OF THE MOST SUCCESSFUL OF HIS TIME. THE WAX MODEL FOR THIS WELL-KNOWN HUNTING GROUP WAS EXHIBITED BY MæNE AT THE SALON IN 1869. A YEAR LATER, THE GROUP WAS RECONFIGURED IN THREE VARIATIONS FOR FINISHED WORKS IN BRONZE - WITHOUT HOUNDS, WITH THREE HOUNDS, AND WITH FIVE HOUNDS AS IN THE PRESENT SCULPTURE.

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PIERRE-JULES MæNE (FRENCH, 1810-1879). VALET DE CHASSE

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