Hippolyte Alexandre Moulins (1832-1884) - Bronze

Hippolyte Alexandre Moulins (1832-1884) - Bronze

Code: 10412


H: 86cm (33.9")


Bronze sculpture depicting a young man, the excavator of excavations in Pompeii. depicting a naked boy, performing a dance of joy, with one leg raised, who emerges victorious from his excavations with a Roman statuette. Its nude pose mirrors that of the statuette itself, possibly indicating that the statue represents the excavator imagining itself in the pose of the original statuette.
Signature of the sculptor "MOULINS" on the base.
Cast iron stamp of "Thiébaut Frères Paris".
Brown patination

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