René PARIS

(1881-1970)

René PARIS

(1881-1970)

Talma

CAPTION

Height : 35 cm - 1' 1³/₄" in.
Depth : 10.5 cm - 0' 4¹/₈" in.
Width :36 cm - 1' 2¹/₈" in.

DESCRIPTION

Bronze with brown patina, signed "René Paris", with the inscription « Talma, gagnant du St Léger 1951 Doncaster » (Talma winner of the St léger 1951 Doncaster). Cast from Valsuani with the mark of the art caster « cire perdue A.Valsuani » (lost wax)
Circa 1951

ARTIST BIOGRAPHY

René Paris is a French animal sculptor born in 1881 and died in 1970 in Paris. He studied under the aegis of Georges Gardet and Victor Peter. Specialized in horse sculpture, he is able to capture the movement and grace of his models. His first exhibition took place at the Salon in Paris in 1897. Subsequently, he exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français. He was awarded an honorable mention in 1907, won a medal in 1912, a silver medal in 1944 and a gold medal in 1920. He was also a member of the sculpture jury.