MAURICE PROST (1894-1967) "PANTHÈRE MARCHANT" Sculpture en bronze à patine noire. Fonte d'édition ancienne de Susse Frères Fondeurs. Inscrit sur la terrasse "Susse Frères Éditeurs Paris "et "M. Prost". (Quelques égrenures sur les arêtes de la terrasse). Haut. 18,5cm - Long. 36,8cm - Prof. 5,7cm A "Walking Panther" bronze cast sculpture. Old cast by Susse Frères foundery. Inscribed on the base "Susse Frères Éditeurs Paris" and "M. Prost". (A few tiny chips on the edges of the terrace). Height. 7 1/4 in. - Length. 14 1/2 in. - Depth. 2 1/4 in.

  • Maurice Gaston-Elie Joseph Prost (1894-1967) suit les cours des sculpteurs Léopold Morice et Charles Valton, qui influencera sa carrière de sculpteur animalier. À partir de 1922, il expose dans divers Salons et reçoit de nombreuses distinctions: médaille d’honneur en 1922, de bronze en 1929, d’argent en 1936, d’or en 1963 et d’honneur en 1966 ainsi que la légion d’honneur en 1957. Ses œuvres sont reproduites et vendues avec un grand succès. En 1931, il présente sa panthère noire en bronze en grandeur nature à l’exposition coloniale. Elle est acquise par le Conseil d’État. Le modèle de "la panthère noire en marche" est exposé pour la première fois en 1928 au Salon des artistes indépendants. Maurice Gaston Elie Joseph Prost (1894-1967) studied under sculptor Léopold Morice and Charles Valton, which influenced its career of animals sculptor. From 1922, he exhibited in various Salons and received many awards: honor medal in 1922, bronze medal in 1929, silver medal in 1936, gold medal in 1963 and honor medal in 1966 as well as the legion honor medal in 1957. His works are reproduced and sold with great success. In 1931, he presented his real size black panther bronze at the colonial exhibition. It was acquired by the State Council. The model of "the black walking panther" was exposed for the first time in 1928 at the Salon of Independent Artists. Bibliographie: - Pierre Cadet, «Susse Frères 150 years of sculpture 1837-1987», éditions Susse Frère, 1992, modèle reproduit p.75. - "Maurice Prost 1894-1967, sculpteur animalier", édition Concorde Art International, Paris 1999, modèle référencé et reproduit p.15. - Catalogue d'exposition "Maurice Prost, sculpteur et peintre animalier (1894-1967)", au Musée Municipal Robert Dubois-Corneau, Brunoy, 10avril - 30septembre 2007, pp. 25, 46.

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