An excellent French late 19th Century Egyptian Revpair of ormolu bronzes modelled as the Goddess Isis and the Pharoah Ramses. The bronze busts with intricate hand chased surface detail highlighted in areas with gilded bronze and mounted on stepped rouge and black marble plinths, signed Emile Hebert.
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Height: 37 cm
Condition: Excellent Original Condition
Materials: Bronze and Marble
Émile Hébert (October 12 or 20, 1823 – 1893) was a French sculptor and son of Pierre Hébert who was a sculptor before him. He studied under both his father and Jean Feuchère from 1807 to 1852.
Emile Hébert eventually participated in the salon de Pris and the Exposition Universelle in 1855. He was awarded a Second Class medal in 1872 for creating La Comédie and Le Drame for the vaudeville theatre in Paris.
Emile Hébert was also partly responsible for the Neo-Grecian an Eygtian Rivival style. Being one of the few sculptors who were selected to work with the renowned bronze fondeur Georges Servant.