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Hippolyte Moreau, Hero Metal - RoGallery
Hippolyte Moreau, Hero Metal - RoGallery
Hippolyte Moreau, Hero Metal - RoGallery
Hippolyte Moreau, Hero Metal - RoGallery
Hippolyte Moreau, Hero Metal - RoGallery
Hippolyte Moreau, Hero Metal - RoGallery
Hippolyte Moreau, Hero Metal - RoGallery
Hippolyte Moreau, Hero Metal - RoGallery
Hippolyte Moreau, Hero Metal - RoGallery
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Hippolyte Moreau

Hippolyte Moreau

$40,000

French (1832–1927)

  • Bronze Sculpture, signature inscribed
  • Size: 19 x 11 x 9 in. (48.26 x 27.94 x 22.86 cm)

$40,000

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about Hero

Hippolyte Moreau's statuette of the Greek figure Hero sitting on her tower is an example of the late 19th and early 20th century revival in Classical Greek culture.

Pensively resting with her hand grazing her chin, Hero remains at her post as a priestess of Aphrodite while she contemplates where her missing lover Leander could be after failing to swim to her for their usual nightly tryst.

Hippolyte Moreau, Hero Metal - RoGallery
Hippolyte Moreau, Hero Metal - RoGallery
Hippolyte Moreau, Hero Metal - RoGallery
Hippolyte Moreau, Hero Metal - RoGallery
Hippolyte Moreau, Hero Metal - RoGallery
Hippolyte Moreau, Hero Metal - RoGallery
Hippolyte Moreau, Hero Metal - RoGallery
Hippolyte Moreau, Hero Metal - RoGallery
Hippolyte Moreau, Hero Metal - RoGallery
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About The Artist: Hippolyte Moreau

Hippolyte Moreau was born in Dijon in 1832 and died in Neuilly-sur-Seine in 1927, was a French sculptor. Francis said Hippolyte is the second son of the sculptor Jean-Baptiste Moreau and forms in the workshop of his father. With his two brothers Auguste and Mathurin, he moved to Paris to follow the teaching of François Jouffroy at the School of Fine Arts. From 1863 to 1914 he exhibited at the Salon of French artists where he sends...

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About The Medium: Bronze

A brown/orange color alloy metal of copper with up to one-third tin.

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