EUGENE MARIOTON (1857-1933)

FROM PARIS, EUGENE MARIOTON 1857 – 1933
19th CENTURY FRENCH BRONZE BUST

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Product Description

An exquisite, circa 1890, French bronze bust with brown patina and gold leaf gilding. Measuring 13.5 inches in height. A direct import from Paris, this piece is signed “Eugene Marioton” with foundry marks, Emile Colin & Cie Cachet de fondeur.

This beautiful bust depicts Artemis, the Greek Goddess of Light and Protector of the Vulnerable. Artemis was often associated with the Roman Goddess Diana. Diana later became a moon goddess and both are often presented wearing a crescent moon as a headress. (The image above best depicts the rich, chocolate, brown patina).

 

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