Born in Bordeaux France in 1870 we know that Ernest Rancoulet gain fame in a Persian art fair as a young man. Rancoulet exhibited his talents in both bronze and in wood and although he sculptured animals he seemed to prefer women and children.
This particular bronze piece features a young peasant girl with a twine grape knife in one hand and a basket of grapes in the other.
This piece has wonderful movement and has captures a charming innocent expression on her face.
Size: 14" high by 5 1/2" diameter base.
Weight: 9.85 lbs.