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Le Devoir

Le Devoir

Emile Louis Picault
French, 1833-1915
Le Devoir [Duty]
Gilt & Silvered Bronze

The size of a dinner table, this magnificent sculpture was a presentation piece gifted to a young lord upon reaching the age of majority and assuming his heriditary title. Picault is known for his work with allegorical and mythological subjects, of which this piece is an unusually large and complex example.


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