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Georges Guyot

Tête de lionne

Three Bronzes from an Important Private Collection

Georges Guyot

Georges Guyot

Tête de lionne

Tête de lionne

Three Bronzes from an Important Private Collection

Georges Guyot

1885 - 1973

Tête de lionne


inscribed Guyot, numbered 5 and stamped with the foundry marks Susse FrRs Ed- Paris (twice in different styles), BRONZE, and cire perdue

bronze

height (not including base): 19cm., 7½in.

height (including base): 25.8cm., 10⅛in.

Conceived circa 1930. 


The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by Mr. Pierre Dumonteil, representative of the Artist's estate. It will be listed in the G. L. Guyot archives.

Bronze with an attractive mottled brown patina, mounted on a granite socle. There is some minor patina wear and surface scratches consistent with age and handling and some light surface dirt in the crevices. There are five small chips to the socle. This work is in overall good condition.


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Univers du Bronze, Paris
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2016