Henri Robert HUSSET (1908-1984) "Fighting lionesses" Patinated bronze
Henri Robert HUSSET (1908-1984)
Bronze proof with nuanced dark green patina representing a lioness fight. One tries to gain the upper hand, his opponent defending himself with a paw and a bite.
Old edition lost wax cast iron from foundry Giannini.
Signature "Husset" on the edge of the terrace. Stamp of the founder "GIANNINI - PARIS - CIRE PERDUE" * inscribed in the wax before melting.
* Stamp used between 1928 and 1947.
France. Circa 1930/40.
Good condition. Beautiful nuanced dark green patina.
Dimensions: H 31 cm x W 79 cm x D 15 cm
Provenance: Private collection, France.
Exhibitions: This sculpture by Husset can be found on two photographic shots from the Marc Vaux * photo collection (n ° 4087 and 4088).
* Marc Vaux (1895 - 1971) photographed the works of artists living in Montparnasse between 1916 and 1970. He holds the photographic exclusivity of the Salon des Artistes Français and the Salon des Indépendants. He also works for the Salon d'Automne, the Salon of the National Society of Fine Arts, the Salon des Artistes Décorateurs and the Salon des Tuileries.