"Large Bronze "le Guetteur" By Ferrand Ernest Justin, H 110cm, 19th Century"Very large and exquisite bronze of a young man harpooning fish. He sits on a rock with waves bouncing on the base. Beautiful anatomy. Strong expression. Great quality of chasing. Black patina.
Size: H 110 cm
The model is from 1896. Signed on the terrace.
Lit: Ferrand participates regularly to the Salon from 1882, he presents allegories andfigures such as: "Retour des champs"(back from the fields) bronze bust in 1884, "le Bout de l'oreille (the tip of the ear) (plaster) in 1886, Le Repos de Diane (plaster) in 1888, L'Indiscrète (bronze) 1890, Rose perdue (bronze group) in 1892, Le Guetteur (plaster) in 1896, Gloria Labor (plaster) in 1905 and Le Chasseur (the hunter), 117cm.