pair of c19th french bronze bust studies of judges after comte d'orsay

Pair of C19th French bronze bust studies of Judges after Comte D'Orsay.



Item Ref

MLC 145


Pair of C19th French bronze busts of Judges after Comte D'Orsay. Well-executed pair of library/desk-top busts of members of French judiciary on white statuary marble cylindrical plinth bases. Both signed and dated to rear , "1846 & 1847" and "Comte D'Orsay Sculpt". The French dandy ,artist and sculptor Alfred-Guillaume Gabriel (1801-1852) was a member of the French peerage and titled The Count of Orsay , and who gained a reputation as a renowned socialite and aesthete .Good detailed castings depicting the subjects in full-bottomed legal wigs and formal court dress lace cravats. H 11 " overall. H (bronze)5.5" & 6". France 1846/7.
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Internal Ref: MLC 145

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