Category: Objets D'art
A charming French 19th century Louis XVI st. ormolu statue of two cherubs signed Moreau. The two playful winged cherubs are standing amidst a rocky terrain while one is whispering in the ear of the other. The cherubs are above with their bow and arrows in their quiver. The bow and arrows are generally items symbolizing protecting love and prosperity.
Auguste Moreau (1834-1917), son of artist Jean-Baptist Moreau, Auguste was a renowned 19th century Parisian sculptor. Moreau attended l’École des Beaux Arts in Paris, and debuted in 1861 exhibiting often at the Exposition Universelle of France.