19th Century French Bronze Figure Signed Dumaige Mounted into Table Lamp
Crafted in France, circa 1860, the antique bronze lamp stands on a marble plinth base with rounded cut corners, and features a classical female figure. The bronze sculpture is signed by French artist Henry Etienne Dumaige; it has been wired and converted into a table lamp. The elegant figural lamp is in excellent condition with a rich patinated bronze finish. Place it on a desk or in a study. Henry Etienne Dumaige (1830-1888) was a French sculptor. He was the student of Jean Feuchère and Christophe Dumont. He exhibited at the Salon of French Artists from 1863 to 1886. He exhibited including The Golden Age, a plaster group at the Salon of 1863, then 1864; Hero to the Salon of 1866 and Fatherland, bronze group at the Salon of 1886. Dumaige was rewarded with a second medal in 1880. For the foundry Houdebine, participating in Exposition Universelle of 1878 in Paris, he composed two caryatides-women-torchères, but he also worked for other founders. Among other things, he made statues for the Hôtel de Ville in Paris, then the one representing Rabelais, a marble for the City of Tours. Listed in the Benezit. (Shade NOT included) Measures: 7.5″W x 10″D x 36.5″H.
|Dimensions||7.5" W x 10" D x 36.5" H|