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Pair of Bronze Figures of Children Playing Music by Rousseau

$2,994.06per set


Pair of bronze figures of children playing music by Rousseau Belgian, early 20th century Boy with flute: Height 39cm, width 20cm, depth 15cm Girl with book: Height 40cm, width 17cm, depth 15cm This pair of patinated bronze sculptures portray a young gilt and boy in the midst of making music. Both hold flutes: the boy plays his while the girl reads from a music book. The figures are rendered with naturalistic stances, their anatomy and the textures of their skin, hair, and clothing skilfully executed. The works are by the Belgian sculptor Victor Rousseau, who, during the latter 19th and early 20th centuries, was one of the most celebrated sculptors working in the country. The pieces are signed “Rousseau”.


  • Creator
    Victor Rousseau (Sculptor)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 15.75 in. (40 cm)Width: 6.7 in. (17 cm)Depth: 5.91 in. (15 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Early 20th Century
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 164811stDibs: LU956319529032

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