Of pale pink coloured clay, her hair swept up and adorned with flowers, the head turned to her right and her gaze directed down, moulded on the reverse with the artist's name and date, Lavergne sc. 1875. A truly beautiful piece.
By Adolphe Jean Lavergne, French, dated 1875. Adolphe Jean Lavergne (1852-1901) was a French sculptor well known for producing very high quality figures.
Size : the bust itself is : 49 cm. ( 19 19/64" ) tall and 25 cm. ( 9 27/32" ) wide. The wooden base is 22 cm. ( 8 21/32" ) x 22 cm.
Condition : very good - no visible flaws of any nature. The piece was independently appraised and certified.
Adolphe Jean Lavergne, portrait bust of a young lady, 1857.