Bronze Dog Sculpture by Prosper Lecourtier 1878

Bronze sculpture of a guard dog on chain titled Prenez Garde au Chien , beware of dog, France, 1878.

Bronze Dog Sculpture signed by the French artist Prosper Lecourtier,  Gremilly 1851-Parigi 1924, who is best known for his animal bronzes. This antique bronze figure took part at the Paris  Exposition Salon Beaux Arts in  1878, as engraved in the frontal lower oval base.

Good age related condition, dark patina.

This antique French bronze figure a guard dog on chain is titled Prenez Garde au Chien, beware of dog, signed P. Lecourtier by the French artist Prosper Lecourtier, Gremilly 1851-Parigi 1924.

The bronze figure took part at the Paris Exposition Salon Beaux Arts in 1878, as engraved in the frontal lower oval base. Standing on oval basement, it is in good condition with a beautiful dark patina.

The artist, Prosper Lecourtier (1851-1924), was a French bronze sculptor. Very little is known about the personal life of this exceptional sculptor, but we do know that he studied under the famous bronze sculptor, Emmanuel Fremiet.

Lecourtier is best known for his sculpture of farm animals like dogs and roosters, but his work encompasses all forms of animals, as well as equestrian groups.

Period: 1800


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