Pierre-Jules Mne

Pierre-Jules Mêne (French, 1810-1879)

L’AMAZONE NO. 2

(EQUESTRIENNE RIDING SIDESADDLE)

Bronze, 10” x 9 1⁄2” x 3”

Signed

$4,000. – 6,000.

Mêne originally exhibited a wax model in Paris at the Salon of 1865 of this figure in a larger size of L’Amazone No. 1 and two years later had the piece done in bronze. He then cast the identical work presented here as a half size version titled L’Amazone No. 2. It depicts a “Mme. L” riding Monte-Cristo, an English Thoroughbred.

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

Final Sale Price: 
$4,025