Naar Guillaume Coustou - Sculpture, one of the 'Chevaux de Marly' - Bronze - about 1900

Description
Naar Guillaume Coustou - Sculpture, one of the 'Chevaux de Marly' - Bronze - about 1900
France

Bronze sculpture of one of the ‘Chevaux de Marly "(horses of Marly), the left sculpture of the set. It depicts a rearing horse and its tamer.
The originals were commissioned by Louis XV of France created by Guillaume Coustou between 1743 and 1745 in Carrara marble for the entrance of the park of the château de Marly. Today, they are located in the Louvre in Paris.
This bronze was created around 1900.
In very good condition with dark-brown bronze patina.
High 50, wide 45, deep 20 cm.
Weight: 14.2 kg.

Lot details
Object
one of the 'Chevaux de Marly', Sculpture
Material
Bronze
Designer/ Artist
Naar Guillaume Coustou
Model/ Name
paard van Marly
Estimated Period
about 1900
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
Dimensions
50×45×20 cm
Weight
14200 g
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