Bronze Patinated Spelter Horse signed Valton

Bronze Patinated Spelter Horse by Valton




Bronze Patinated Spelter Horse by Valton

A very detailed large sculpture of a stallion on a marble base by Charles Valton France c1900,

Charles Valton was a student of Henri Louis Levasseur, Antoine Louis Barye and Emmanuel Frémiet. From the age of fifteen, he spent his time working in the menagerie at the Paris Museum of Natural History, making his debut at the Salon of 1868. He was awarded a third class medal in 1875, a second class medal in 1885, and a gold medal at both the 1889 and 1900 Paris World’s Fairs. In 1883 he became professor of drawing and sculpture at the Paris Germain Pilon municipal school. He was awarded the French Legion of Honour (chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur) in 1906 and continued to exhibit at the Salons on a regular basis until 1914. Commissioned by the city of Paris, the bronze sculptures Lion rugissant (Roaring Lion), Lion marchant (Walking Lion) and Lionne blessée (Injured Lioness), are among his most well-known works.   

Age: c1900

Style: French

Material: Bronze patinated Spelter

Condition: Very Good

Dimensions: 40h x 54w x 17d cm


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