+POPIERSIE KOBIETY, Leon Morice (1868 - po 1947), Alexis Rudier, Francja, pocz. XX w.

Hand-carved, polished and patinated bronze.

Signal "Leo Morice" and "Alexis Rudier Fondeur Paris", France, early 20th century

Height 42 cm (without the base 32 cm), width 24 cm, depth 24 cm.

The condition is visible in the photos, very good.

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6 200 zł tax incl.

A bust of a woman by the French artist Leon Morice. A realistic and expressive depiction of a young woman. Leon Morice was born in 1868 in Angers in the Loire Valley, he studied at the École des Beaux Arts d'Angers and also with the famous sculptor Félix Carpentier, the author of numerous monuments in the Loire Valley and Paris. Leon Morice in the years 1888-1897 worked in his home region, among others at the chapel of St Louis de Saumur, the Church of Brézé, and others. He was a deaf artist, yet he achieved numerous successes at Paris exhibitions, he was present at the World Exhibition in 1900, the Salons of French Artists from 1905 to 1930 (silver medal in 1914), and the Salon of Deaf Artists established in 1926. After 1947, he and his son left for Spain, his date of death remains unknown.

# 888888; ">The founding workshop of this bust was the famous Parisian studio of Alexis Rudier, established in 1874, and taken over by his son Eugène in 1897 after his death, it operated until 1952. She made the highest quality castings for such celebrities as Auguste Rodin, Antoine Bourdelle, Gustave Miklos, Aristide Maillol and Honoré Daumier.

Information:

https://e-monumen.net/patrimoine-monumental/morice-2/

https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fonderie_Rudier