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    Description

    A Bronze Figure of Diana, Goddess of the Hunt

    After Mathurin Moreau, France
    Late 19th century
    Bronze with basalt base
    Marks: Inscribed Moreau
    26.5 inches high


    Mathurin Moreau attended the Ecole de Beaux Arts in Paris in 1841 and exhibited at the Salon in 1844. A prominent sculptor of the female form in the classical style, he was made a member of the Legion de Honneur as a chevalier in 1885. This attractive bronze of Huntress is inscribed 'Moreau' and has a basalt base. There are minor chips to the basalt base, however the patina is a nice, rich brown.

    Condition:
    Restorations have been made.

    Provenance:
    Sotheby's, New York (1981)
    Installed in the Nana Restaurant Lobby of the Hilton Anatole Hotel, Dallas, until 2001.


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2007
    13th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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