figure group

manufacturer: unknown;  after a model by: Louis-Simon Boizot (French, b.1743, d.1809); 

circa 1830-circa 1840
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Description
figure group depicting "Frere Phillipe et son Fils" and standing on a white circular marble base. The adult male is shown dressed in a hooded, full-length robe; his son in a wide-bried hat, loose shirt and knee-length breeches. Both are bare-footed. Frere Phillipe is in the action of restraining his son from approaching the females in the companion group "Les Oies de Frere Phillipe
Around the marble base, a ring of applied gilded bronze beads or pearls.
figure group (depicting 'Frere Phillipe et son Fils' from Jean de la Fontaine, the tales of La Fontaine from the third party, colophon of 27 January 1671
Maker and role
manufacturer: unknown
after a model by: Louis-Simon Boizot (French, b.1743, d.1809)
Production place
France
Production date
circa 1830-circa 1840
Media description
Cast bronze
Measurements
295 x dia 170 mm
Measurement details
height: 295mm
diameter: 170mm
Credit line
Foundation Collection, 1989
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through a significant donation from the OPENING DOORS fund, the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection, and Digitisation Champion Christine Bell
Accession number
A0619.1