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AUGUSTE LEDRU (1860-1902) Full Bio

An Art Nouveau Bronze Figural Ewer Modelled With A Water Nymph

AUGUSTE LEDRU (1860-1902) Full Bio

An Art Nouveau Bronze Figural Ewer Modelled With A Water Nymph

REF No. B70110

France, Circa 1895

H   36 cm | 14 in

Inscribed Susse F. Paris Edt., stamped also to the underside and dated 1895.

Auguste Ledru (1860-1902) was a pupil of Dumont, Bonnassieux, Thomas and Boisseaux and made his debut at the Salon of 1883. Although trained as a monumental sculptor he devoted most of his work to the decorative arts creating small items often of sensual design incorporating nudes, nymphs and natural forms.

Cadet, Pierre. Susse Frères 150 Years of Sculpture, Paris, Susse Frères 1992, p.206 ill.

Artist Biography

Auguste Ledru (1860-1902) was a pupil of Dumont, Bonnassieux, Thomas and Boisseaux and made his debut at the Salon of 1883. Although trained as a monumental sculptor he devoted most of his work to the decorative arts creating small items often of sensual design incorporating nudes, nymphs and natural forms.

Literature

Cadet, Pierre. Susse Frères 150 Years of Sculpture, Paris, Susse Frères 1992, p.206 ill.

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