An amusing late 19th Century silvered bronze anthropomorphic pair of figures of a huntsman and a fisherman portrayed with the heads of birds. The bronzes exhibiting excellent hand chased surface detail and fine lightly worn colour, signed E.Scaillet
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Height: 21.5 cm
Condition: Excellent Condition
Materials: Silvered Bronze
Émile Philippe Scaillet (1846-1911)
was a distinguished sculptor whose masterpieces graced the art world during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Born in 1846 in a small village in France, Scaillet exhibited exceptional talent and a deep passion for sculpture from an early age. He received formal training at the renowned École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, studying under revered mentors. Scaillet's sculptures showcased a harmonious blend of realism and emotional expression, often portraying human figures in dynamic poses that captured the essence of movement and vitality. His works resonated with viewers, eliciting a profound sense of awe and admiration. Today, Scaillet's sculptures continue to captivate art enthusiasts worldwide, preserving his legacy as a brilliant sculptor of his time.