Prosper LeCourtier Bronze French Horse Sculpture 19th Century Fantasia Arabe
19th Century Bronze Prosper LeCourtier European Art Sculpture
Fantasia Arabe, signed P. LECOURTIER and with a bronze plaque inscribed FANTASIA ARABE
Bronze, polychrome patina, rich brown & claret.
Prosper Lecourtier studied sculpture under Coutan and the celebrated animalier sculptor Frémiet. He exhibited at the Salon almost every year from 1875 to 1924 and was awarded a bronze medal at the Exposition Universelle of 1900. He is known to have collaborated with Hippolyte Moreau and some works are signed by both artists.
Literature: Pierre Kjellberg, Bronzes of the 19th Century, Dictionary of Sculptors, Paris, 1994, p. 420 (for an illustration of the present model)
Height: 33.5 inches (85cm)