An endearing early 20th Century bronze group of a mother Kangaroo standing upright carrying her Joey in her pouch with excellent rich colour and good surface detail, signed L.Carvin.
Height: 22 cm
Width: 23 cm
Condition: Excellent Original Condition
Book reference: Benezit Dictionnaire des Sculpteurs
Page no. 505
Louis-Albert Carvin (French, 1860 ~ 1951) He studied under Fremiet and Gardet and became a member of the Société des Artistes Français, exhibiting at the Salon des Artists Francais from 1894 until 1933. He gained the Medal of Honour in 1894. He sculpted “La muse de l’aviation”, the bronze trophy given on May 1, 1909, to Wilbur and Orville Wright on the occasion of their reception by the aéro-club de la Sarthe (Le Mans, France). Another example of his work ‘Barzoi’ 1934, can be seen in Clamart (Paris), Square de la Maison Blanche.