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Emmanuel Frémiet (1824-1910) - Marble medallion depicting St Georges slaying the dragon
Emmanuel Frémiet (1824-1910) - Marble medallion depicting St Georges slaying the dragon - Sculpture Style Napoléon III Emmanuel Frémiet (1824-1910) - Marble medallion depicting St Georges slaying the dragon -
Ref : 74219
11 000 €
Period :
19th century
Artist :
Emmanuel Frémiet (1824-1910)
Provenance :
France
Medium :
White marble
Dimensions :
H. 0.79 inch | Ø 7.87 inch
Sculpture  - Emmanuel Frémiet (1824-1910) - Marble medallion depicting St Georges slaying the dragon 19th century - Emmanuel Frémiet (1824-1910) - Marble medallion depicting St Georges slaying the dragon
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Emmanuel Frémiet (1824-1910) - Marble medallion depicting St Georges slaying the dragon

Carved in crystalline white marble, bearing the figure of St Georges and the signature FREMIET, this tondo presents the profile in low relief of the famous bronze of Frémiet on the same theme , with some variants adapted to the format.

Inscription in relief "DEUS FORTITUDO MEA, "God, my strenght", from the Psalms.

The bronze subject wax preserved at Orsay is dated 1891. Several bronze medals of this tondo are known including a smaller version at the Yale University Gallery.

Around 1900
Diameter: 20 cm
Thickness: 1.8 to 2.5 cm

Slight accidents and lacks, for example on the terrace under the body of the dragon

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Marble Sculpture Napoléon III