Late 19th / early 20th century
Artwork: GLADIATOR AND LION
Measures: H. 40” x W. 26”
Sculpture: Jean Verschneider and Signed "J Verschneider" Foundry mark, and further numbered "14/1655"
Artist Jean Verschneider (born 1872 to 1943): Well know versatile French artist/ bronze sculptor who also worked as a metal artist creating a collection of decorative lacquered metal vases. He also created statues for Goldscheider and car mascots, including a famous car mascot called " the kid' which depicted Jackie Coogan from the movie of the same name.
Patinated Bronze “Entering the Arena” depicting a Classical gladiator and lion, on an integral base
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