These noble hunting dogs have been replicated from lead designs after the antique. The originals were sculpted by Henri Alfred Marie Jacquemart (1824-96), known as Alfred Jacquemart, a noted Parisian sculptor and one of the leading animaliers of his time. Many of his works were cast in bronze by the renowned Val d’Osne foundry, winners of a gold medal at the famous 1851 Great Exhibition in London. These hunting dogs first appear in the 1858 catalogue of Barbizat & Cie. Animal sculptures were popular in the nineteenth century and continue to be so today. Ideal for use as a pair either side of a house entrance or garden gateway.
|Width at base||315mm||12 3/8"|
|Length at base||620mm||24 1/4"|