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  • "Spirit Of Life" 20th Century Bronze Figure American artist Robert Russin (1914-2007.)
    "Spirit Of Life" 20th Century Bronze Figure
    By Robert Russin 

    Height: 35 1/2" 
    Width: 14" 

    “Spirit of Life” 20th Century Bronze Figure. The Original by American artist Robert Russin (1914-2007.)

    The sculpture depicts a family of three, mother and father dancing while they both hold up their infant boy. An incredibly moving subject as depicted by one of the great living sculptors of the day.

    The Original “Spirit of Life” bronze sculpture created in 1969. Bronze on black marble base, signed both in the bronze and in the metal placard on the marble base, with an overall dimension of 36 inches high. As for the Sculpture we offer it has only a metal placard but not signed on the bronze.

    Robert Isaiah Russin began his career as a WPA sculptor, and received dozens of commissions during his career both public and private. Russin created the famous bronze figurative sculpture that resides in front of the City of Hope in California, the "Spirit of Life" fountain sculpture in front of the City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte. He also created the 14-foot bronze head of Abraham Lincoln which was installed on the Lincoln highway in Wyoming. He studied art at the City College of New York, earning a BA degree in 1933 and an MA in 1935. He was also a WPA sculptor. Memberships included the National Sculpture Society, Audubon Artists and the American Artists Congress. His work is in the collection of the U.S. Navy at Abbott Laboratories, the Hyde Park Museum and City College of New York. Realism Figurative Sculpture


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  • 19th Century Bronze Sculpture of Dionysus Narcissus Statue Grand Tour

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    Grand Tour bronze sculpture of Narcissus after the original found in 1862 at Pompeii. At 1st identified as Narcissus Years later it was identified as Dionysus. Original located in the Museo Archeologico Nazionale in Naples . Antique Dealer Los angeles West Hollywood CA Melrose Ave La Cienega

    Grand Tour sculpture statue of a nude youthful Dionysus posing nude man  .The head bent down wearing a crown of ivy and has a fawn-skin knotted over his left shoulder. Laced leather boots great detail. The figure stands atop a Carved Stone base. A very decorative bronze displays a beautiful patina. The sculpture originates from the late 19th century, a possible souvenir from the grand Tour, a token of the enthusiasm for neo-classical culture of the time. The Grand Tour had the effect, among other things, of bringing the high society of Northern Europe into contact with ancient art and helped spread Palladianism and neoclassicism. They brought souvenirs, bronzes, paintings and objets d'art from their travels. Great Gift idea Holiday season for a house warming , library office entryway console or on a side table or as a center piece decorative

    Height: 31" 
    Width: 7" 
    Depth: 8" 

  • 19th Century French Bronze And Black Marble writing stand ink well

    19th Century French Bronze And Black Marble writing stand 

    Writing Stand

    Height: 7 ½

    Width: 12 ¾

    Depth: 7

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  • 19th Century Patinated Bronze Model Of Seated Hermes

    19th Century Patinated Bronze Model Of Seated Hermes

    Height: 14 ½

    Width: 11

    Depth: 9

  • A French Bronze Casting Of A Dog
    A French Bronze Casting Of A Dog 
    19th Century 

    Height: 4" 
    Width: 8" 
    Depth: 4" 
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  • A Small Bronze Of A Woman
    A Small Bronze Of A Woman 

    Height: 3" 
    Base: 3 3/4" X 1 3/4" 

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  • A Small Bronze Of Napoleon Bonaparte
    A Small Bronze Of Napoleon Bonaparte 

    Height: 7" 
    Base: 2" X 2" 
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  • A Small French Bronze Of Mercury
    A Small French Bronze Of Mercury
    On a Marble Base 


    Height: 6 1/2" 
    Base: 2 " X 2" 
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  • A Very Good Russian Figure Of A Hussard
    A Very Good Russian Figure Of A Hussard 

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    Height: 13" 

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  • An Exceptional Bronze By Edouard Drout 19th C.
    An Exceptional Bronze Of An American Indian On Horsebackm 
    "The Indian Hunter" By Edouard Drout/ French / 19th Century 

    This work Appeared at the 1900 Universal Exposition In Paris 

    Height: 21" 
    Width: 24 1/2" 
    Depth: 6 1/2" 


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  • Bronze Barking Mastif Dog By Charles Valton 1851-1918

    Bronze Sculpture Mastiff by Charles Valton Dog Bronze statue animalier Antiques

    Bronze Barking Mastif By Charles Valton 1851-1918
    French. Signed: C.H Valton 
    Stamp: Exposition Universelle Paris 1900 Medaille D'or H.V.

    Height: 18 7/8" 

    Signed and stamped . Valton was known for his big cats but probably his most famous work is the chained mastiff dog. This particular model was the one exhibited at the salon and Won much praise. It has the Stamp as well: Exposition Universelle Paris 1900 Medaille D'or H.V. It was a popular piece and was cast in several sizes later on, from a small desk top versions up to a larger size. This bronze is about 18 1/4" , one of the larger versions and very finely detailed, even the clasp holding the chain on the dog's collar is cast bronze. The sign on the poost reads Passez Au Large in French which pretty much translates to Beware Of The Dog. It is finished in a dark brown black patina. Antique Dealer Los Angeles Melrose Ave La Cienega CA This beautiful bronze sculpture would be the perfect addition to any library, an office, an elegant space, a man's den. The subject of a chained fighting dog was done by several French artists in the late 19th Century as the Bulldog and pit bull or mastiff breeds were very popular in England and America at this time. It is a powerful subject as the dog lunges on his chain. The Artist : VALTON Charles 1851/1918 VALTON Charles 1851/1918 Charles Valton (born January 26, 1851 in Pau and died in 1918) is a French animal sculptor. Charles Valton was born in the Pyrenees in Pau, but grew up in Paris where he frequented the Jardin des Plantes. He was the student of Antoine-Louis Barye and Emmanuel Frémiet, directors of this establishment and themselves animal sculptors. He started at the Salon of 1868. Member of the French Artists since 1885, medal of 3rd class in 1875, 2nd class in 1885, medal in 1889 and 19 .. at the Universal Exhibitions From 1868 to 1914, Valton produced more than 70 animal models and was appointed professor of sculpture at Germain Pilon School in 1883.

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  • Bronze Statue Of Zeus of Artemisia
    A Beautiful Bronze Statue Of Zeus of Artemisia
    Javelin Thrower. 2nd Quarter of the 1900’s.
     
     Height:  27 1/2"
    Width: 25 1/4"
    Base W/D: 14 3/4" X 4 3/4"

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  • Bust Of A Young Man "Barcelona"
    Bust Of A Young Man 
    Original Foundry Mark "Barcelona" 

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    Height: 23" 
    Width: 8" 
    Depth: 8" 


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  • Early 20th Century Aviator By Francois-Victor Bazin
    Exceptional Bronze Of An Early 20th Century Aviator 
    Mounted on a Marble Base
    Done By the French Sculpturer, Francois-Victor Bazin
    French School 
    Show in Paris Exhibitions From 1897-1929 

    Height: 14 1/2" 
    Base: 5 3/4" X 5 1/4" 


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  • French Patinated Metal Model Of A Body Builder

    French Patinated Metal Model Of A Body Builder,

    After A Model By Rene Paris (1881-1970),

    Height: 18

    Width: 9

    Depth: 5 ½
  • Karpova Russian Equestrian /St.Petersburg 19th Century
    Karpova Russian Equestrian Painted Bronze On A Bronze Base 
    St.Petersburg/ Late 19th Century / Signed Kapnoga, Foundry Mark

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    Height: 10" 
    Width: 26" 
    Depth: 8" 
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  • La Lionne By Roger Godchaux 1878
    La Lionne 
    Bronze By Roger Godchaux, Sculpteur animalier
    Born Vendome 1878 France 
    Benezit Listing 

    height: 5"
    Width: 10 1/2" 
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  • Pair Art Deco Bronze Of Greyhounds
    A Beautiful Pair Art Deco Bronze Of Greyhounds 
    On a Black Marble Base 

    Height: 10 1/2" 
    With and Depth: 3 1/2" X 6 1/2" 

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  • Pair Of 19th Century Busts Of Jean Qui Rit and Jean Qui Pleur
    Pair Of 19th Century Busts Of Jean Qui Rit
     and Jean Qui Pleur

    Height: 9" 

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  • Pair Of 19th Century French Bronzes Of A Shepherd and A Shepherdess
    Pair Of 19th Century French Bronzes
     Of A Shepherd and A Shepherdess

    Height: 5 3/4" 
    Base: 4 1/4" X 2 5/8" 

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  • Pair Of French Gilt Bronze Figures ladies of Science

    Pair Of French Gilt Bronze  Figures

    Art & Science

    Height: 13 ½

    Width: 6

    Depth: 6

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  • Patinated Bronze Model Of An Archer 20th c

    Patinated Bronze Model Of An Archer,

    Berlin Foundry

    Height: 18

    Width: 9

    Depth: 11

  • Rare Bronze URN VASE Center Piece hermaphrodite

    An Apollonian Italian Verdigris Bronze Urn

     with hermaphrodite form handle.

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    Height: 18 ¾

    Diameter: 17

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  • Scotties Bronze Dog Heads Signed M.Fiot bookend
    Pair Of Early 20th Century Bronze Dog Heads 
    Signed: M.Fiot (Maximilian-Louis Fiot) 1886-1953 
    French School / Student Of Lecourtier 
    Done In the Lost Wax Method 
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    Height: 7 1/2" 
    Width: 3 1/2" 
    Depth: 5" 


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  • Troika Signed Patinated Bronze
    Patinated Bronze Troika 
    Signed & Dated In Russian 

    Height: 12" 
    Width: 17" 
    Depth: 11 1/2" 


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  • Very good Renaissance revival Andirons
    Very good 19th Century Pair Of Bronze Renaissance Revival Andirons
    From A Villa In Italy (Venetia) 

    Height: 39" 
    Width: 12" 
    Depth: 12" 

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