Gustave Crauk - Fundición Barbedienne (París) - Bust, Admiral Coligny - Bronze (patinated) - 19th century

Description
Gustave Crauk - Fundición Barbedienne (París) - Bust, Admiral Coligny - Bronze (patinated) - 19th century
France

French Bronze, signed by Gustave Crauk, depicting the figure of Admiral Coligny. Made at the Barbedienne foundry (Paris).
Gustave Crauk follows the courses of the Academy of Painting and Sculpture of Valenciennes with the famous Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux. Admitted to the Paris School of Fine Arts in 1846 in the studio of James Pradier. He won the Rome Prize in sculpture in 1851.
Later, Crauk will make the statue of Edmond About to decorate the tomb of critics in the cemetery Pére-Lachaise in Paris
He is best known for his many commando works: monuments of cities and busts. Several busts are now preserved in the Paris Senate.
He sculpt the group of Tres Gracias for the Lille opera.

Lot details
Object
Admiral Coligny, Bust
Material
Bronze (patinated)
Designer/ Artist
Gustave Crauk
Manufacturer/ Brand
Fundición Barbedienne (París)
Model/ Name
Coligny
Estimated Period
19th century
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
50×30×20 cm
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