Flute Player Bronze by Louis Auguste Moreau (1855-1919)
Our lovely bronze by Louis Auguste Mathurin Moreau (French, 1855-1919) depicting a joyful boy with flute has a dark chocolate brown patina and measures 34.5 by 13 by 9 inches. Signed in script L Moreau.
In good condition. It has some surface dirt/grime, stains, and light signs of verdigris, scratches and nicks.
Louis August Moreau was the son of Auguste Moreau and nephew to two other respected sculptores, Mathurin and Hyppolyte-Francois, and brother, Hyppolyte. He was influenced by members of his family and studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris.