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Louis Kley a Fine Bronze Group of a Young Boy Afraid of Mice

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Louis Kley (French, 1833-1911) A fine and charming patinated bronze group of a young boy climbing on a vase fearful of two mice. The finely executed bronze group depicting an naked infant boy atop of a bottle-shaped vase scared of two mischievous mice at the base trying to get to him. Raised on a square Royal Red marble base. Signed at the base: L. Kley, circa 1880-1890. Louis Kley (French, 1833-1911) was a sculptor born in Sens (Yonne) on March 17, 1833 and died in Celle Ville, France on March 8, 1911. He exhibited at the Salon in Paris in 1853 and won a medal at the Barbedienne competition. He also exhibited and won a silver medal at L' Exposition Universalle of 1889 and other awards at different exhibits in Paris. Kley's Works at Museums Le Museé de Sens, France - "Allegorie" - "Les Vestales" - "Brennus" Museé des Castres, France - 'Bust of Cardinal Bernardon" Literature: E. Benezit Dictionaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs by Gründ - Nouvelle Edition, 1976 - Volume 6, Page 242. Measures: Height 6 1/2 inches (16.5 cm) Width 3 1/4 inches (8.3 cm) Depth 3 1/4 inches (8.3 cm).

Details

  • Creator
    Louis Kley (Sculptor)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 6.5 in (16.51 cm)Diameter: 3.25 in (8.26 cm)
  • Style
    Belle Époque (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    Bronze,Marble,Patinated
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1880-1890
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor fading. A very charming bronze group with fine attention to detail. Patina has some age fading and staining. The marble base has minor edge losses. Please view all images.
  • Seller Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: Ref.: A23351stDibs: LU1796211558413

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