Impressive bronze group with brown patina, representing a young woman seated with her bodice unfastened, holding two children in her arms, one of which is suckling her breast whilst the other is asleep.
The artist has called this scene Maternity or Charity.
Signed Paul Dubois on the base
Publisher: Maison F. BARBEDIENNE Art caster in Paris.
Contains the Achille Collas stamp affixed since 1848 on bronzes produced by Barbedienne.
French work from the second half of the XIX century around 1880.
The first edition of this model from 1877.
Height 80 cm – Length 28 cm
Depth 39 cm