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A bronze sculpture group 'Mare and her foal'

Christophe Fratin (Metz 1801 - Le Raincy 1864)


A bronze sculpture group 'Mare and her foal'

Lot-No. 348

Proceeds : 3.700,00 €


France, 19th cent. Bronze with brown-black patina, h. 27 cm, w. 37 cm, d. 11,5 cm, on the top of the plinth stamped sign. 'FRATIN', on the long side stamped 'MEDÉE'. - Provenance: Private Collection Hamburg - Fratin was one of the earliest French sculptors to portray animals in bronze. He studied sculpture under Pioche in Metz, then moved to Paris to study under Théodore Géricault. He exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1831-1842 and 1850-1862, as well as at the Great Exhibition in London in 1851. He died at Le Raincy (Seine-Saint-Denis) and is buried in Montmartre Cemetery.

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Christophe Fratin: A bronze sculpture group 'Mare and her foal'


Christophe Fratin (Metz 1801 - Le Raincy 1864)

A bronze sculpture group 'Mare and her foal'

Lot-No. 348

Proceeds : 3.700,00 €

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France, 19th cent. Bronze with brown-black patina, h. 27 cm, w. 37 cm, d. 11,5 cm, on the top of the plinth stamped sign. 'FRATIN', on the long side stamped 'MEDÉE'. - Provenance: Private Collection Hamburg - Fratin was one of the earliest French sculptors to portray animals in bronze. He studied sculpture under Pioche in Metz, then moved to Paris to study under Théodore Géricault. He exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1831-1842 and 1850-1862, as well as at the Great Exhibition in London in 1851. He died at Le Raincy (Seine-Saint-Denis) and is buried in Montmartre Cemetery.

A bronze sculpture group 'Mare and her foal'