"Bust Of Louis Pasteur Bronze Signed A. Gaudez"
Pretty patinated bronze bust of Louis Pasteur, pioneer of microbiology and inventor of the rabies vaccine (1822-1895). It is signed by the sculptor Adrien Etienne GAUDEZ (1845-1902). Note the finesse of the details of the face of the scientist magnificently rendered by the artist. Signed on the back. Has a cartouche on the front on the base with the mention: "PASTEUR by A. GAUDEZ HORS CONCOURS"