France, late 19th century.
The sculpture is of a heavy quality and stand of a metal pedestal. It is made of patinated zamak and has a warm patina.
Please note in particular the way the artist carried out the details.
The sculpture stands on a wooden base with a metal plaque with the text "Bucheron par Gaudez (Hors concours), see also photos.
Furthermore, the sculpture has a foundry stamp (Fabrication française). On the sculpture is the signature A. Gaudez.
Adrien Étienne Gaudez (1845-1902).
19th century French sculptor. Known for his monumental bronze sculptures.
Gaudez studied under the direction of Francois Jouffroy at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts.
Height: 52 cm
Width: approx. 22 cm.
Weight including base: 3975 grams.
Condition: In good general condition.
Shipment: Registered with PostNL.