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Oriental female bust - Emile GUILLEMIN (1841-1907)
Oriental female bust - Emile GUILLEMIN (1841-1907) - Sculpture Style Napoléon III Oriental female bust - Emile GUILLEMIN (1841-1907) - Oriental female bust - Emile GUILLEMIN (1841-1907) - Napoléon III
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Period :
19th century
Artist :
Guillemin
Medium :
Bronze
Dimensions :
H. 24.8 inch
Sculpture  - Oriental female bust - Emile GUILLEMIN (1841-1907) 19th century - Oriental female bust - Emile GUILLEMIN (1841-1907) Napoléon III - Oriental female bust - Emile GUILLEMIN (1841-1907)
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Oriental female bust - Emile GUILLEMIN (1841-1907)

Rare Orientalist bronze bust with a triple patina, gilded, silvered and reddish brown.

France
circa 1885
height 63 cm

Biography :
Emile-Coriolan Guillemin (1841-1907) was a Parisian sculptor. He did his artistic apprenticeship with his father Emile-Marie-Auguste Guillemin, then with the sculptor Jean-Jules Salmson. He began in Paris at the Salon of French Artists in 1870, with two "Roman gladiator" plasters, whose bronze casts were acquired by the State for the Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye. He collaborated with the great art editing houses, such as Barbedienne or Christofle. Guillemin continued to exhibit at the Salon until the end of the 1890s, where he exhibited a series of busts of oriental women in bronze. These busts were part of the Orientalist movement and therefore a particular context: Guillemin travelled in North Africa and the Mediterranean basin in order to list the anthropological characteristics of different local cultures, as Charles Cordier did a few years earlier.

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Bronze Sculpture Napoléon III