Charles Auguste Lebourg (1829-1906) Orientalist Bronze Sculpture
Our work by Charles Auguste Lebourg (1829-1906) depicts a child playing with lizard. It is signed in the cast and inscribed "MEDAILLE D'OR ET DATE 1853". 21.25 by 33.5 in, 54 by 85 cm. On reverse is black ink is the word COMO.
Provenance: Christie's Paris, April 24, 2018, lot 228, 13,750 EUR
Lebourg first exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1852. This important work debuted at the Salon a year later and also won a medal at the Exposition Universelle in 1855.