Pair of French Bronze Marly Horse Sculptures after Guillaume Coustou

Pair of French Bronze Marly Horse Sculptures after Guillaume Coustou

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A pair of bronze Marly Horses after Guillaume Coustou.
This pair of statues are known as 'horse tamers' or 'horses restrained by grooms'. Each of a rearing horses restrained by a semi clad male attendant.
France 1860-1870. Napoleon III. In origigal condition.
Sold as a pair.

The present bronze groups are based on the celebrated marbles by Guillaume Coustou which were originally commissioned for the gardens at the Chateau de Marly in 1739. They were subsequently moved by the painter Jacques-Louis David to the entrance of the Champs-Élysées in Paris in 1794 and are today housed in the collections of the Muse´e du Louvre in Paris.

Year1860-1870
Measurement (cm)H: 26 - W: 18,5 - D: 10,5
MaterialBronze / Gilt / Patinated
OriginFrance
StyleNapoleon III / Baroque
SKU104135

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Pair of French Bronze Marly Horse Sculptures after Guillaume Coustou

A pair of bronze Marly Horses after Guillaume Coustou.
This pair of statues are known as 'horse tamers' or 'horses restrained by grooms'. Each of a rearing horses restrained by a semi clad male attendant.
France 1860-1870. Napoleon III. In origigal condition.
Sold as a pair.

The present bronze groups are based on the celebrated marbles by Guillaume Coustou which were originally commissioned for the gardens at the Chateau de Marly in 1739. They were subsequently moved by the painter Jacques-Louis David to the entrance of the Champs-Élysées in Paris in 1794 and are today housed in the collections of the Muse´e du Louvre in Paris.
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