Clodion Style Bronze Cast by Victor Paillard

Clodion Style Bronze Cast by Victor Paillard

A very fine French bronze in the manner of Claude Michel Clodion [1738-1814]. Cast by Victor Paillard [1805-1886] one of the top French founders of the 19th century. Paillard exhibited at the Crystal Palace, provided bronzes to Empress Eugenie, and is represented in the Musee des Arts Decoratifs and Versailles.

He was appointed mayor of the 3rd arrondissement in 1874.

France, mid 19th century c.H: 11.75"W: 9"D: 7"