(1832-1927)

Nice bronze of Venus and cupid. She wears a thin dress exposing her breasts, symbol of fertility. She holds a basket of flowers while Cupid grabs the garland of flowers on her side. She has a beautiful and serene smile. She looks away.

Measurement: H 79cm

French School

Liter: Hippolyte is the younger brother of Auguste, both sons of Jean-Baptiste. The Moreau's is the most important dynasty of sculpture in France in the 19th century. He excels in allegories and romantic scenes.