Excellent figure of a young antique male nude , training a parrot, was executed by renown French sculptor Adolphe Martial Thabard (1831 Limoges - 1905 Clamart). The pupil of Fr.Duret, Thabard recieved in 1872 medalls in Paris Salon and in 1889 - the Silver Medall of the World Exhibiton.Works by the artist: Paris: Marble statue "Lais"(court of Louvre), "Le Charmeur (garden of Palais-Royal); Marble buste of baron de Freville , Pair of France and of Count Fel.Jul.Jean Bigot de Preameneu(Palais Royal); sotne figures "The Poesy"(Church of Sorbonne), Achille de Harlay(Rathaus); Marble "Amor and Swan" (Palais de lElysee); Limoges: "Young man, a lark falcon teased"; Versailles ,Museum: marble buste of general Baron Delzons; Budapest: Monumental figure "Genius der Stärke"Literature: Artist lexicons by Thieme/Becker and Benezit.Inscription: signed on the base.Technique: bronze, dark brown patina.Measurements: h 32 2/3 " (80 cm)Condition: in very good condition.
Literature: Artist lexicons by Thieme/Becker and Benezit.
Inscription: signed on the base.
Technique: bronze, brown patina.
Measurements: h 32 2/3 " (83 cm)
Condition: in very good condition.