DescriptionGEORGES GARDET (French, 1863-1939)
Tiger Attacking a Tortoise
Bronze with patina
18 inches (45.7 cm) long
Signed on base: GEORGES GARDET
Foundry mark: SIOT-PARIS
Georges Gardet studied under Aimé Millet and Emanuel Frémiet at the École des Beaux Arts in Paris and quickly became one of the leading sculptors of the later period of the Animalier School. He is known for his sculptures of big game animals executed in marble, onyx, and bronze.
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