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Large 19th Century Bronze Sculpture of John the Baptist by Paul Dubois, 1861

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A large bronze sculpture of John the Baptist as a young boy. Signed by artist P. Dubois (b.1829-d.1905) Rome 1861, and with foundry F. Barbedienne Fondeur. Original patina to bronze showing expected wear. Mid-19th century. Paul Dubois was born in 1829 in the north of France. He studied law, then attended the school of fine arts and worked at the studio of Armand Toussaint. After his studies he traveled to Rome where he was inspired by the imposing sculptures of the Renaissance masters. His sculptures were very popular throughout Europe and were reproduced in large quantities. To honor his creative talent Dubois was awarded several distinctions.   

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    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 47 in. x W 17 in. x D 13.25 in.H 119.38 cm x W 43.18 cm x D 33.66 cm
  • Seller Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU812817722261
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