Francois Andre Clemencin The One who was taken


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Francois Andre Clemencin The One who was taken


Francois Andre Clemencin – Celuy qui fut pris – The one who was taken. A silvered and patinated bronze figural group showing a Knight in full armour with sword and spurs, carrying a partially draped maiden who is being carried on his upturned shield. Superb detail and cast. The title is inscribed to the base. Signed Clemencin and with a foundry mark for Unis France. A superb piece


Francois Andre Clemencin was born in Lyon France in 1878. He studied in Paris and was a pupil of Jules Coutan. He exhibited regularly at the Salon Des Artistes Francaises from 1907 and was awarded a silver medal in 1921. He was well known for his sensual bronze figures, monuments and also as a medallist. He died in 1950 in Paris

Date French c 1910

Condition Excellent original condition.

Dimensions Approx 39cm

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