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A Striking Bronze of the Young St. John the Baptist

A Striking Bronze of the Young St. John the Baptist, French, 19th century Signed LaFrance, Roma 1873, Jules-Isidore LaFrance (1841-1881) was a student of Maillard, Duret and Cavelier; he received the Premier Grand Prix of Rome in 1870. He debuted at the Salon in 1860, where he won the 1st Class Medal in 1874 and 1878; and at the Exposition Universalle that same year. He would also be bestowed the Legion d'honneur. Ref. Benezit This wonderful bronze, with fine patina, is also marked "24 Mai, 1888."

Measurements: h. 27", d. 9 "
Inventory number: AC4559
Price: $6,750.00

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