Lamp with Psyche figure

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Artist/Maker: Auguste Moreau

Artist/Maker Dates: 1834 - 1917

Place of Production: France

Date of Production: end of 19th - beg. of 20th century

Materials: alabaster, brass, glass, metal, patina

Style: Art Nouveau

Height: 75.0 cm.


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Condition notes: Wear consistent with age and use


Moreau was born in Dijon in 1834, he studied with his father and also under Aimé Millet, Augustin Drumont, and Jean Thomas. Moreau's style was realistic and graceful, revealing his relation to the other members of the Moreau dynasty. The similitude of names sometimes provokes confusion. Louis August Moreau was the son of Auguste Moreau and nephew to two other celebrated French sculptors Mathurin and Hippolyte-François, he learned sculpture under their influence as well as at the école des beaux-arts in Paris. He had a brother Hippolyte who was also a sculptor. Thus making a celebrated dynasty of French sculptors creating numerous models that can now be found in museums throughout the world. Bronze sculptures by Louis August Moreau are prime examples of the Art Nouveau style. He worked in France during the turn of the century and regularly exhibited his bronze sculptures.

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