Bronze group produced at the beginning of the XXth century (Barbedienne casting) known as : Gaulish Chief or Gaulish Rider, after the model created by Emmanuel Frémiet in 1864 at the request of Napoleon III for the National Archaeology Museum of Saint Germain-en-Laye.
Original dark green shaded patina, very good condition, no missing parts, very realistic details, high quality casting and chasing.
Emmanuel Frémiet is one of the most important sculptors of the second half of the XIXth century, famous for his equestrian statues (Saint-Georges slaying the dragon, Joan of Arc on horseback) but also Saint-Michel overhanging the abbey, and many animal subjects.
The total height with the lance is 43 cm
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