“Domitor”, MARIOTON Eugène
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Bronze with brown sheen of “Domitor”. A half naked young man takes a dramatic the pose and tries to dominate a lion cub that is clinging to his shoulder. He holds a stick (original). A ball and a whip on the base. Green marble base. Signed on the terrace. Very good condition.
Size: H 96cm
French Scool of the late 19th century.
Litt. Eugène Marioton, Claudius’s brother, began his career as a sculptor and engraver of medals to finally move to allegorical, antique and romantic subjects and portraits. He enjoys a great reputation throughout his career and exhibits, especially bronzes, at the Salon from 1882. He works, among others, with the founders Jollet, Colin and Siot-Decauville. His masterpiece is the bronze “Zephyr” (H 2m35) located square Pasteur in Paris. Other works in the museums of Orsay, Rouen, Roubaix, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam and Toronto (CAN).