Large bronze bust with brown patina depicting a young woman, head turned slightly to the side, signed F RICHARD (Félix Pierre)
In cartouche on the pedestal, the title of the work ESPERANCE and Salon Des Beaux Arts.
Félix Pierre Richard was born in 1848 in La Tronche near Grenoble.
A pupil of Jouffroy and Carpeaux, he began at the Salon of 1875.
He obtained honorable mention in 1889 at the Universal Exhibition.
He is the author of a marble bust of Monseigneur Laurencin visible at the church of La Tronche
Our important bust, very decorative has a beautiful dark patina of origin.
Beautiful quality of carving.
Total height 66cm
Dimensions of the base of the 17 x 17.5 pedestal
Delevery information :
By specialized carrier for long distance.
By myself with a delivery package for shorter distances