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Georges Dupre
"Salut Au Soleil"

1899

$450

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French, 1899 SALUT AU SOLEIL, art medal, in bronze by Georges Dupré, in fine condition, (Dark oxidation spot to right of larger figure, slight surface vertical scratch verso); edge marked BRONZE with horn (Paris mint). Georges Dupré hasn't produced many medals but his plaquettes are widely considered as some of the best medallic works of his time. Verso: A flock of sea gulls, inscriptions in French in four lines : QUAND TOUT CHANGE POUR TOI / LA NATURE EST LA MEME / ET LE MÊME SOLEIL / SE LEVE SUR TES JOURS. Translation: When all is changing for you, nature stays the same, the same sun rises everyday. Bibliography : Forrer p653 vol I (illustrated), CGMP p166 Vol3, MintExhib 424. ABOUT THE ARTIST Georges DUPRÉ (1869-1909), French sculptor, medallist, painter born at St Etienne. He is descended from the famous French Revolution engraver 'Augustin DUPRÉ'. Pupil of THOMAS and ROTY. Awarded the Médaille de première classe in 1904, Won the Premier Grand Prix de Rome de gravure en médailles in 1896. Medals awarded at the Salons 1899 & 1900.

Details

  • Creator
    Georges Dupre
  • Creation Year
    1899
  • Dimensions
    Height: 2.5 in. (6.35 cm)Width: 2 in. (5.08 cm)Depth: .125 in. (3.18 mm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
    Good to very good condition; slight vertical scratch verso.
  • Gallery Location
    Southampton, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1413722952

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