Aimé Millet (1819-1891) - Sculpture, Maria Magdalena - 64 cm - Marble - Second half 19th century

Description
Aimé Millet (1819-1891) - Sculpture, Maria Magdalena - 64 cm - Marble - Second half 19th century
France

Aimé Millet (Francia, 1819-1891).
White marble sculpture representing Maria Magdalena.
Signed and dated in Roman numerals "Aimé Millet. SC (sculptit). MDCCCLXXVI (1876)"

Dimensions: 64 x 38 x 38 cm
Condition: good; fingers on right hand are missing.

Aimé Millet (Paris, September 28, 1819 - Paris, January 14, 1891) was a French sculptor. He studied at the École des Beaux Arts with David d'Angers. In 1840, he produced his first works. In 1859 he received the Légion d'honneur, and in February 1870 he was appointed professor at the École des Arts décoratifs. He was a friend of the sculptor Pierre Louis Rouillard and teacher of Louis Majorelle, Berthe Morisot, John Walz and François Pompon (ref. Wikipedia).

Lot details
Object
Maria Magdalena - 64 cm, Sculpture
Material
Marble
Designer/ Artist
Aimé Millet (1819-1891)
Estimated Period
Second half 19th century
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
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