Bronze with nuanced greenish brown patina
cast by SUSSE
It has kept the original fitting
height 6,8 cm
length of the base 7,9 cm
Version of this rabbit reproduced in "Sandoz, sculpteur figuriste et animalier", F. Marcilhac, page 373, n°656.
Edouard-Marcel Sandoz (1881-1971), son of Edouard Sandoz, founder of the chemical company Sandoz pharmaceutical then, is a sculptor who spoke through the bronze, ceramic and direct carving of stone. Born in Basel, educated in Switzerland, Edouard-Marcel Sandoz worked mainly in Paris, where he settled in 1908. There is studying at the School of Fine Arts with Antonin Mercie and Jean Antoine Injalbert. His motto: "? In art, one must love, nature, science, neighbor ...?"The freedom of expression based on the control of conventional techniques, knowledge of materials, the daily search for new tools, opening new areas, study and in-depth knowledge of its models. He worked various materials, marble, bronze, ceramics. The dominant animal carved his work led him to give life to the French Society of Animal in 1933. His commitment to the service of his fellow artists led him to preside over thirty years the Association Baron Taylor, founding the Work of Artists Children and participate in the creation of the Cité des Arts in Paris. His talent and merits earned him in France to be elected member of the Academy of Fine Arts, and awarded the rank of Commander in the order of the Legion of Honor and of Arts and Letters.