LOUIS ERNEST BARRIAS BRONZE SCULPTURE AT JENNMAUR GALLERY  
     
  LOUIS ERNEST BARRIAS (FRENCH 1841-1905)  
 
Louis-Ernest Barrias was born to a family of artists and began his career as a painter. In 1865 he won the Prix de Rome to study sculpture. The present sculpture " La Dance" is a rare bronze model. Barrias's "Nature Unveiling Herself Before Science" (his most famous sculpture of 1899) was edited in many sizes and compositions - bronze, bronze and ivory and bronze and marble with a multitude of polychrome variations. The Barrias bronze editions were cast by the Susse Freres foundry.
 
     
 
 
Louis-Ernest Barrias (French 1841-1905) “La Dance” An allegorical figure of   music and dance.   A rare bronze sculpture signed E.Barrias circa 1880, the base inscribed Susse Fres Edit Paris and also with foundry seal and a stamped letter P   underneath the foundry seal.  
Dimensions: Total height 19&3/4 inches by 16&3/4 inches in width.



   
   
 
   
 
Louis Ernest Barrias (French, 1841-1905) " Mozart" signed, Barbedienne Foundry, gilded bronze
Dimensions: Height 11&1/2 inches