ANTIQUE BRONZE SCULPTURE, PANTHER, SIGNED IRENEE ROCHARD, 20TH CENTURY. (STB36)

 

The Panther Sculpture is made of bronze from the 1900s, Art Déco.

Original 20th Century patina. The work expresses elegance and physical agility. Signed I. Rochard (1906-1984).

Author Irénée Rochard was born on January 16, 1906 in Villefranche Sur Saône (Rhône) and died in 1984 in Paris.

From 1924 to 1928 he was a student at the Beaux Arts school. During his career he received numerous awards

and medals, in 1931 gold medal, in 1941 bronze medal, in 1948 silver medal.

Finally in 1980 he received the Grand Prize for animal sculptures. Many of his works have been purchased

by the city of Paris and New York.

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Size: 58 x 14 H.30 cm

(STB36)