Bronze with nuanced dark brown patina
height 33 cm
length 34,5 cm
The artistic career of Eugène Laurent (1832-1898) began by studying sculpture under the direction of Théodore Coinchon (1814-1881). Regular participant in the Salon des artistes français, Laurent quickly acquired a good reputation as a classical sculptor and became famous. He participated for the first time in the Salon in 1861. Eugène Laurent became known for his classic subjects, portraits of celebrities and was chosen to carry out public monuments, such as his Jacques Callot in Nancy, and his François Boucher, exposed in the Paris Town Hall.