The Dragonfly by Mathurin Moreau
Patinated bronze sculpture, depicting a young woman with wings and exposed shoulders in elegant drapery.
Seated on a tree stump and surrounded by reeds, an urn pours water as a symbol of purity.
At her feet a dragonfly takes flight.
Round base with cartouche.
Signed Mathurin Moreau on cartouche with reference to Médaille d’honneur at the Salon.
French work from the second half of the XIX century inspired by the model presented at the Salon des Artistes in 1873 under number 1806.
This model is an edition produced from 1875 by the Moreau ateliers.
Height: 85 cm – Diameter: 39 cm