SOLD - A 19th century bronze sculpture of a pheasant on a foliated base by Alfred Dubucand (1828-1894). Immerse yourself in the grandeur of nature with this exquisite 19th century bronze sculpture of a pheasant by Alfred Dubucand, an eminent French animal sculptor. With a golden patina coating the detailed pheasant, contrasted against a darker base, this piece effortlessly brings the captivating world of wildlife into your space.
Having studied under the acclaimed Antoine-Louis Barye, Dubucand was renowned for his naturalistic representations, a skill marvelously exhibited in this intricate sculpture. He exhibited at the salon from 1867 to 1883. The attention to detail is astonishing; from the outstretched neck to the open beak, the pheasant is depicted in a vivid, lifelike stance, poised amidst intricately crafted foliage.
The foliated base forms an elegant backdrop to the charismatic pheasant, its darker tone offering an arresting contrast to the luminous bird. Adding to the charm of this unique piece, Dubucand's signature graces the base, a testament to the artistic authenticity of the work.
This bronze sculpture is not just a symbol of Dubucand's mastery over his Craft, but a treasure in the annals of French art history. His works grace museums worldwide, including the prestigious museum of Lausanne.
Whether a connoisseur of art, a lover of wildlife, or an admirer of exquisite craftsmanship, this stunning pheasant sculpture is sure to infuse your surroundings with its unique charm and historic significance.
Place of Origin: France
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 11"W x 3"D x 7.5"H
Inventory Number: XX471