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François Léon Sicard
FRENCH
OEDIPE ET LE SPHINX (OEDIPUS AND THE SPHINX)
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François Léon Sicard
FRENCH
OEDIPE ET LE SPHINX (OEDIPUS AND THE SPHINX)
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19th & 20th Century Sculpture, including works from Cecil Howard’s Studio

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François Léon Sicard
1862 - 1934
FRENCH
OEDIPE ET LE SPHINX (OEDIPUS AND THE SPHINX)
signed: Sicard, inscribed: F.BARBEDIENNE. Fondeur, numbered twice to the inside: 375, and stamped: VII
bronze, gilt patina
69cm., 27 1/8 in.
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Catalogue Note

Sicard was born in Tours and studied under Félix Joseph Barrias (1822-1907). He presented at the French Salons, gaining an honorable mention in 1887, a second-class medal in 1894, a first-class medal in 1897, and gold medal at l'Exposition Universelle of 1900. Notable works include La convention Nationale in the Panthéon, Paris, and Le Bon Samaritain (1896), in the jardin des Tuileries, Paris. The prime version of the present model is in the musée d'Orsay (inv. no. RF 3308, LUX 204).

RELATED LITERATURE
E. Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, Gründ, 1999, vol.12, p. 770

19th & 20th Century Sculpture, including works from Cecil Howard’s Studio

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London