Charles Cumberworth (1811-1852), Moise Saved Water, Bronze 19th Century flag

Charles Cumberworth (1811-1852), Moise Saved Water, Bronze 19th Century
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"Charles Cumberworth (1811-1852), Moise Saved Water, Bronze 19th Century"
CHARLES CUMBERWORTH (Verdun 1811 - Paris 1852) "Moses saved from the waters" Beautiful old edition bronze. Dark brown patina. Signed on the "Cumberworth Scptr. " Nineteenth century. rare model. Dimensions: Height 28 cm x Length 24 cm x width 13.5 cm. The Bible tells us that the Egyptian Pharaoh, Ramses, destroyed all male children of the Hebrews, because he learned that the people of Abraham became more and more powerful. However, a mother manages to save his son by placing it in a wicker basket on the Nile. A daughter of Pharaoh found the basket, marvels at the child, and recruits even the boy's mother to breastfeed. She named him Moses, which means "saved from the waters" in Egyptian. The princess did give Moses the refined education of the princes of Pharaoh's court. The sculptor Charles Cumberworth is the son of an officer in the British army and a French. Child he moved to Paris with his mother. It will become student of the famous sculptor James Pradier. Entered the Beaux-Arts in 1829, he exhibited from 1833 to 1848 at the Salons of Paris, mostly busts of women and children and allegorical statues of very classical. Among his, 1840, the statue of Queen Marie-Amélie and the Duke of Montpensier. As the vast majority of artists, Cumberworth sign in 1837 a production contract of its models with the Susse brothers. These small bronzes-founders publishers at the time, among the best known and most prolific. His works are kept in museums in particular the Louvre, the Museum of Romantic Life in Paris, the Museum of Fine Arts of La Rochelle, the Hermitage in St. Petersburg ...
Price:1300 €
Artist : Charles Cumberworth (1811–1852)
Period:19th century
Condition : Parfait état

Material : Bronze
Length: 24 cm
Width : 13,5 cm
Height : 28 cm
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Charles Cumberworth (1811-1852), Moise Saved Water, Bronze 19th Century
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