Partridge Bird in Stride Smooth Side Sculpture by Pompon 7.5H -
Francois Pompon was a French sculptor, student of Rodin, and famous for his stylized animal statues with smooth surfaces including this Partridge Bird in Stride. Receiving encouragement from Rodin, he produced some stunning works such as the Polar Bear shown at the 1922 Salon d'Automne. By the age of 67, he had become famous and produced many other masterpieces during the last ten years of his career. This partridge bird statue is another animal statue from his study of animals and birds.
- Partridge Bird in Stride Statue by Pompon is made from resin with a bronze finish and measures 7 1/2 in. x 6 in. x 2 1/2 in. Weight: 1.8 lbs.
- Part of the Parastone Museum Collection of fine museum statues. Statue reduction originates in Europe. PN POM12
Pompon left nearly 300 pieces to the French state which were eventually displayed at the Musee des Beaux Arts in Dijon. The Musee d'Orsay in Paris has a large collection of plaster models.
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