'Un Amateur' by Pierre Louis Détrier

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‘Un Amateur’
by Pierre Louis Détrier

Constructed in a well cast patinated bronze; mounted on a rectangular cavetto moulded plinth, bearing a cartouche with the legend ‘Un Amateur, Salon 1888’, the connoisseur, dressed in the 18th century manner closely inspects a painting, supported on an easel, with a magnifying glass, a cockaded hat and a book close by. Signed to the book by the artist.
French, Circa 1890

Object Literature

Paul Louis Détrier (1822-1897)

Born in Vougé court in the Haute-Saône region of eastern France, and an exhibitor at the Paris Salon from 1866 onwards. His work may be seen in Langres Arts Museum, close to his birthplace.

Sources:

Benezit, E. Dictionnaire Critique & Documentaire Des Peintres Sculpteurs Dessinateurs & Graveurs 14 Volumes. France: Grund/Hilmarton Manor Press, 2006, Vol IV.

Berman, Harold. Bronzes, Sculptors and Founders 1800-1930, 3 Volumes.  Chicago [Ill.]: Abage, 1977. Vol II, p. 336 (illus. pl. 1214).

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Excellent

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