"Bronze Sculpture Representing Two Dogs By Louis Riché"
Superb bronze sculpture with green patina representing two shepherd dogs (German Shepherd) one seated and the other lying at his sides, signed L.Riché! This sculpture is in good condition. It is signed on the base, by Louis Riché. A note: slight wear and soiling of the patina, see photos. For the story ⬇️ * Louis Riché * (1877-1949): animal sculptor. Pupil of Gardet and Perrin. Member of French Artists since 1905, he appeared at the Salon of this group; honorable mention in 1897, third class medal in 1903 and second class in 1905, gold medal in 1924, exhibition. He has also exhibited at the Salon des Indépendants since 1923. Riché will continue to exhibit animal subjects between the two wars. (extract Bénézit and "the bronzes of the XIXth century" by P.Kjellberg)