SHEPHERD'S STAR, HL Levasseur, bronze, turn of the 19th and 20th centuries

The sculpture is entitled "Etoile du Berger" or the Shepherd's Star. The planet Venus, the inseparable companion of the rising and setting sun, was called by this name, as well as by the morning star / evening star. The figure shows Venus in the form of a young woman, barely covered with a robe and supporting a crescent moon. In the raised hand she should hold the right "star".

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The turn of the 19th and 20th centuries

Patinated bronze.

Signed: Levasseur, on the basis of the sculpture title in a decorative cartouche, information about the first gold medal at the Salon outside the competition (?).

Height: 74 cm. Width 24 cm. Wed base: 19.5 cm.

Good condition, no star in a raised hand.

Henri Louis Levasseur (1853-1934) - French sculptor. Student of Augustin-Alexandre Dumont and Eugene Delaplanche. He has presented his works many times at the Salon of the French Artists' Association, and in the last years of the 19th century also at World Exhibitions. Levasseur is especially appreciated for its sculptures in Art Nouveau style.