Henri-Honoré Plé (1853 - 1922)


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Henri-Honoré Plé (1853 - 1922)

A Large and Important Multi-Patinated Bronze Figure of an Arab Warrior

FRANCE, Circa 1880

REF No. B68171

Signed 'Henri Plé' to the base.

dimensions

Height :140 cm | 55.12 in
Width :55 cm | 21.65 in
Depth :50 cm | 19.69 in

description

A Large and Important Multi-Patinated Bronze Figure of an Arab Warrior by Henri Honoré Plé.

The figure is finely modelled as an Arab warrior, with sword drawn and crescent tipped standard held aloft, with a rich multi-patinated patina heightened with gilding.

maker

Henri Honoré Plé (1853 - 1922) studied under Gérault and Mathurin Moreau, and worked as a painter and sculptor of portraits and bas-reliefs. He exhibited at the Salon from 1877 onwards winning an honourable mention in 1879 before going on to receive a bronze medal at the Paris 1900 Exposition Universelle.
French, Circa 1880.
Makers Bibliography:
Forrest, Michael Art Bronzes, Schiffer Publishing Ltd, (Pennsylvania), 1998.

Henri-Honoré Plé

A Large and Important Multi-Patinated Bronze Figure of an Arab Warrior







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