Lot n° 531
2200 - 2500
VERY NICE ORIENTALIST BRONZE "THE WATER CARRIER"... - Lot 531 - Paris Oise Enchères
VERY NICE ORIENTALIST BRONZE "THE WATER CARRIER" by Gaston LEROUX (1854-1942)
Group in patinated bronze representing a young woman called "Rebecca" carrying a jug on her head, most probably the wife of Isaac.
Signed G. Leroux
19th century period
73 x 22 cm
Gaston Leroux, sculptor and medalist born in Paris, was a professor at the École des Beaux-Arts in Bordeaux. He regularly exhibited in Parisian salons and was the author of numerous representations of oriental characters, contemporary or from antiquity, famous or unknown.
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