Vulture on the head of the Sphinx. Broken wing Vulture and ruined sphinx sculpture rising from the sands reflect the fate of all glory, to fade and pass. Cain (1821-1894 France) a master of animal sculpture with large exhibition records and accomplishments. The size is 6.5" tall and 2.9" by 3.25" overall base. A fine cabinet sculpture or desk sculpture. Allegorical symbolist bronze of Egyptian art.
Susse Freres foundry signed A Cain

The condition is very good.


Symbolist sculptures
ITEM ID
RL-00499
STYLE
Academic, Figurative Art, Symbolism
AGE
Mid 19th Century
THEME
Animal, Birds
COLOR
Bronze
MEDIA
Bronze
ARTIST
Auguste Cain
ORIGIN
France • French
ITEM TYPE
Antique

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Auguste Cain Vulture on the Head of the Sphinx French Bronze

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