French Art Deco Figural Bronze
Seagull on Wave
Sculptor: Andre Vincent Becquerel
Circa 1925, France
Wonderful figural bronze depicting a
sea bird in flight, skimming the waves of the sea.
Cold painted bronze, the waves are a beautiful sea green color.
Mounted on the original black marble pedestal base. # 31 stamped
into the bronze,
next to artists signature, A Becquerel.
Bio: Andre Vincent
Becquerel (1893-1975) , born St. Andre-Farivilliers, France.
Becquerel studied under Lemaire and Lecourtier and specialized in
animalier and child sculpture,
especially sea life motifs, including fish and sea birds.
He exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Francais from 1914-1922.
Condition: In excellent original
condition. Patina intact.
The original marble base has flea bites consistent with age.
Item # DAS89:
Price: $ 3,600.