Emmanuel Fremiet Figurative Sculpture - marble medallion of St Georges slaying the dragon
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Emmanuel Fremiet
marble medallion of St Georges slaying the dragon

1900

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Emmanuel Frémiet (1824-1910) - marble medallion depicting St Georges slaying the dragon Carved in crystalline white marble, bearing the figure of St Georges and the signature FREMIET, this tondo presents the profile in low relief of the famous bronze of Frémiet on the same theme , with some variants adapted to the format. Inscription in relief "DEUS FORTITUDO MEA, "God, my strenght", from the Psalms. The bronze subject wax preserved at Orsay is dated 1891. Several bronze medals of this tondo are known including a smaller version at the Yale University Gallery. Around 1900 Diameter: 20 cm Thickness: 1.8 to 2.5 cm Slight accidents and lacks, for example on the terrace under the body of the dragon

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  • Artist
    Emmanuel Fremiet (1824-1910, French)
  • Creation Year
    1900
  • Medium
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions
    H 0.79 in. x W 7.88 in.H 2 cm x W 20 cm
  • Gallery Location
    Paris, FR
  • Reference Number
    LU80814219741
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