Exceptional bronze sculpture of 1.60 m, representing a woman holding an illuminating bouquet represented by thistles.
Stamp of the founder Coupier and Drouart, manufacturers and publishers in Paris
Signed by Rolard François Laurent
Period late nineteenth - early twentieth century
H: 160; Base diameter 36 cm.
Height from the bottom to the top of the head without the base: 95 cm
Height of the base: 10 cm
Height of the bouquet: 44 cm.
Good condition, beautiful patina, the original electrical system is to be checked, the power cord having been cut.
François Laurent Rolard (1842-1912)
After studying at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, he produced a large number of bust and medallions as well as figures, sometimes in the open air.
Bronze of the XIXth century, dictionary of sculptors, Pierre Kjellberg, The Editions of the Amateur, p. 600