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Vainqueur du Derby

£8,500

Vainqueur du Derby (Jockey à Cheval), a 19thC light and dark brown patinated bronze study of a jockey walking his horse in after a race. Finely hand chased detail. Set over a naturalistic, integral plinth. Signed P.J.Mêne 1863. 

Artist: Pierre-Jules Mêne (1810-1879)

Literature: Christopher Payne 'Animals in Bronze' p. 342, Jane Horswell, 'Les Animaliers' pp 152/3

Dimensions: H 42cm, L 41cm, W14 cm

Origin: French

Date:  circa 1865

Item No: 608181

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