Louis Auguste RIVIERE
dark brown , lost wax study of Sarah Bernhart in her
in a scene from the play "Carthage"
Mounted on an integral bronze base. Signed and
Toulouse in 1857 Riviere died in Paris 1912. He
studied under Jouffroy, Mercie and Falguiere and
exhibited at eh salon from 1876 becoming an
associate of the Artistes Francais in 1894. Examples
of this artists works can be found in the museums of
Bayonne, Nancy, Paris and Reims. A bronze and Ivory
version of this pieces can be seen in the Museum of
Susse Freres Editeurs Paris (scripted) Cire Perdu.
1900. 16 3/4 H