07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00 AMCalender
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Jean-Louis Gregoire (French, 1850-1890), Two French Soldiers on the Field of Battle, La Defense Du Drapeau

 
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Jean-Louis Gregoire (French, 1850-1890),

Two French Soldiers on the Field of Battle, La Defense Du Drapeau, depicting a soldier supporting his fallen comrade while he clutches the flag, on a naturalistic base, ht. 36 in.

Note: This patriotic bronze was one of at least five different compositions that Gregoire executed to protest the Prussian territorial land grab and occupation of Alsace-Lorraine in 1870.
Estimate $20,000-30,000

Keywords

Jean-Louis Gregoire