St. George Slaying the Dragon - Sculpture

St. George Slaying the Dragon
St. George Slaying the Dragon
St. George Slaying the Dragon
St. George Slaying the Dragon

St. George Slaying the Dragon

Emmanuel Fremiet
French (b. Paris, 1824; d. Paris, 1910)
St. Georges Terrassant le Dragon [St. George Slaying the Dragon]
Doré Bronze, c. 1871

Fremiet was a leading sculptor of the Animalier school, although he also produced many works depicting the human figure. Some of his more famous compositions include both animals and humans, such as this sculpture. He produced numerous commissions for Napoleon III as well as museums and civic spaces around the world.

Condition: excellent original casting, appropriately signed on base and including Barbedienne foundry mark.

18" h. x 17" w. x 10" d.
Price: $14,500