Century French Sculptor who was known for his detailed and realistic bronzes of animals, most often dogs. Measuring 6 tall by 7 ¼ long and 4 wide, this authentic 19thC Bronze is signed A. Jacquemart and depicts a large Bloodhound Dog, looking over a turtle or tortoise. A delightful late 19th Century bronze group of a seated hound looking down intently at a tortoise, his expression suggesting that he will be lifting his paw and placing it on the slow moving being.
Signed and stamped with Delafontaine foundry mark. Henri Alfred Jacquemart was a well-known animal sculptor born in Paris on February 24th 1824. He was known as Alfred and signed most of his works with A Jaquemart.
He studied at the Beaux-Arts school from 1845 under the painter Paul Delaroche and sculptor Jean Baptiste Jules Klagmann. He exhibited at the Paris Salon from 18471879, receiving medals in 1857, 1863 and 1865 and in 1870 he became a Chevalier of the Légion d'honneur. Jacquemart travelled to North Africa, Egypt and Turkey receiving commissions to build monuments in Cairo and Alexandria.
In addition to his small animal sculptures Jacquemart produced important larger monuments such as the Two Eagles" for the fountain of Saint-Michel, Paris, the "Sphinxes" for the fountain du Chatelet, Paris, "Four Lions for a bridge in Cairo and a life-size cast iron Rhinoceros for the Trocadero in Paris. He also produced life sized sculptures of hounds, a pair of which can be seen at Woburn Abbey. Jacquemart died in Paris on 4th January 1896. This is an authentic 19. Century Alfred Jacquemart Bronze Sculpture.
The item "Antique French ALFRED JACQUEMART Bronze Sculpture Bloodhound and Tortoise" is in sale since Friday, February 8, 2019. This item is in the category "Art\Art Sculptures". The seller is "pknudsen2011" and is located in Keyport, New Jersey.This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Panama, Jamaica, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Viet nam, Uruguay, Chile, South africa, Colombia, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman islands, Sri lanka, Maldives, Oman, Reunion.