A majestic early 20th Century French Animalier bronze study of a proud seated lion with excellent rich green and autumnal patination and very fine hand chased surface detail. Signed C.Masson, stamped and inscribed Susse Freres.
Height: 24 cm
Width: 19 cm
Depth: 9 cm
Condition: Excellent Original Condition
Materials: Bronze & Marble
Book Ref: Bronzes of 19th Century by Pierre Kjellberg
Page No: 462
Clovis Masson - Lion Assis
Clovis Edmond Masson ( French, 1838 ~ 1913) Born in Paris on the 7th March 1838, Clovis Masson was a student of Santiago, Barye and Rouillard. He regularly exhibited at the Salon des Beaux Arts as well as the Salon des Artistes Francais where he received an honourable mention in 1890. Masson most famously and exclusively produced work representing big game and deer.
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