Young Girl With Field Flowers By Mathurin Moreau (1822-1912) - Bronze flag

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"Young Girl With Field Flowers By Mathurin Moreau (1822-1912) - Bronze "

Bronze sculpture of a young girl , in the fields , holding flowers in her arms by Mathurin Moreau .
Shaded brown patina .
Hollow signature of the sculptor " Math.Moreau " on the naturalistic oval terrace , richly chiseled .
Period rotating plinth .
Period XIX th century .
In a perfect state .

Mathurin Moreau (1822-1912)

French sculptor renowned for his decorative sculptures , Mathurin Moreau is the son of the sculptor Jean - Baptist Moreau .

His brothers Hippolyte and Auguste are also sculptors .
He was admitted to the École des Beaux-arts in Paris in 1841 in the workshops of Jules Ramey and Auguste Dumont .
He won the second Prix de Rome in 1842 with Diodemus removing the Palladium .
He began at the Salon of French artists in 1848 and stood out there with the statue L'Élégie .
He obtained a second class medal at the Universal Exhibition of 1855 in Paris, then a first class medal in 1878. In 1897, for his last participation in the show, he was crowned with a medal of honor .

Between 1849 and 1879, Mathurin Moreau collaborated with the Val d'Osne art foundry and became one of its administrators, but he also supplied models to the Compagnie des bronzes de Bruxelles, and exhibited at the Central Union of Fine arts applied to industry in the 1880s .
From 1879 until his death, Mathurin Moreau was elected mayor of the 19th arrondissement of Paris. 
He was elevated to the rank of knight of the Legion of Honor in 1865 and officer in 1885 .

The Musée d'Orsay keeps his photographic portrait .
Price: 2400 €
Artist: Mathurin Moreau
Period: 19th century
Style: Other Style
Condition: Parfait état

Material: Bronze
Length: 24 cm
Height: 59 cm

Reference: 881854
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