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A true pair of French 19th century Neo-Classical st. patinated bronze statues of Hermes and a nobleman, signed and stamped by Susse Frères and Elias Roberts

List: $6,900.00

A true pair of French 19th century Neo-Classical st. patinated bronze statues of Hermes and a nobleman, signed and stamped by Susse Frères and Elias Roberts

List: $6,900.00

A splendid and true pair of French 19th century Neo-Classical st. patinated bronze statues of Hermes and a nobleman, signed and stamped by Susse Frères and Elias Roberts. Each statue is raised by a rectangular base with a wonderfully executed... — Read More

  • Item # 11583
  • H: 6 in L: 6.75 in D: 3.25 in

    H: 15 cm L: 17 cm D: 8 cm

  • France
  • 19th Century
  • Patinated Bronze
  • Neo-Classical st. Read More
  • (Neo-Classical st.) - One of the top design styles in modern interiors is Neo-Classical. Developed in the 18th century, artists of this time sought to move away from the abundance of decoration saw in the Rococo style and shift towards a more restrained and moderate style. As a result of this, excessive ornamentation was left behind with the new focus being on symmetry and minimalism. Architectural elements like columns and cornices were now the star of the show and were paired with linear furniture to showcase the beauty of the architecture. The Neo-Classical decorating style is modest and chic, with decorative pieces being strategically placed with moldings and cornices being the finishing touch. Tall walls, large expansive windows, and columns are key features of any Neo-Classical design.
  • The Susse Frères Read More , Louis Valentin Robert Read More
  • The Susse Frères firm a renowned 19th century Parisian large foundry business. The company is well known for their fine bronze castings with superb chasing. After the death of Pierre-Jules Mène in 1879, the Susse Frères foundry acquired the rights to reproduce his models and produced posthumous proofs marked "Susse foundeur éditeur, Paris"
    Louis Valentin Robert, Élias Robert was born June 6th 1821 and made is debut as a sculptor at the Salon of 1845 where he won a gold medal. He carried out numerous commissions in Paris, among others for the Louvre Palace, the Garnier opera and the Châtelet theater.
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