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Titi Parisien - Geo 1885-1940 Georges Maxim Geo

Titi Parisien - Geo 1885-1940 Georges Maxim Geo

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"Titi Parisien - Geo 1885-1940 Georges Maxim Geo"
Dimensions Height: approx. 10.5 cm Width: approx. 4 cm Depth: approx. 2.5 cm Weight: 230 g. Signature At the back of the terrace Material Bronze proof with bronze patina, some wear to the patina.
Georges Maxim sculpted many of these small subjects, often in an Art Nouveau style, with a very Parisian banter. Dressed in trousers held up by a strap across his chest, the shirt buttoned up to the collar and wearing a cap, the kid, the cigarette in his mouth or... the licorice stick in his mouth, his hands in his pockets sports a debonair look in the purest tradition of Victor Hugo's Gavroche. Francisque Poulbot, cartoonist illustrator contemporary with Georges Maxim, also took hold of this colorful little character who reminds us of the song by Yves Montand (1951)…
Un Gamin d'Paris Un gamin d' Paris, it's quite a poem In no country, there is the same Because it's a titi, smart little guy That we love [...] To go further:


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Bronzes d'édition & Peintures XIXème début XXème

Titi Parisien - Geo 1885-1940 Georges Maxim Geo
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