A delightful early 20th Century Animalier French bronze study of a mouse nibbling on pieces of cheese, represented in white marble, with very fine detail and colour, on an integral bronze base, raised on a rouge griotte flat marble plinth, signed C.Masson.
Height: 9.5 cm
Width: 9 cm
Condition: Excellent Original Condition
Materials: Bronze & Marble
Clovis Masson - Mouse & Cheese
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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