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bronze figure of courting lions

Bronze

Charles Valton, (French, 1851-1915)

ca. 1875-1905

Bronze figure of two courting lions. Signed "CH. VALTON"

to naturalistic base. Known for his works created in the animalier style,

a 19th-century movement depicting animals in active poses with realistic

anatomy. He produced small-scale models of African and Indian wildlife

including tigers, lions, jaguars, elephants and camels often using granite

or white marble as the base for the bronze casts around the animal to

depict snow or stone. Valton's work was exhibited regularly in the Paris

salons between 1868-1914. 8 1/2 in. x 13 1/2 in.

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Charles Valton French 1851-1915
Charles Valton French 1851-1915
Charles Valton French 1851-1915

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