A very rare bronze group with nuanced dark green patina
raised on a black fine Belgian marble base
total height 37,5 cm
length 62 cm
André Vincent Becquerel (1893-1981) was a French sculptor. He studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris, under the direction of Hector Lemaire and Prosper Lecourtier.
Becquerel exhibited at the Salon of the Society of French Artists from 1914 to 1922. He executed many decorative sculptures, including animal subjects, with a preference for wild animals. On the occasion of the Universal Exhibition of 1937 in Paris, he exhibited a monumental sculpture patinated plaster for the International Pavilion.