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Jean-Baptiste Germain (1841-1910) - impressive bronze sculpture "Le Genie du Feu”- ca 1900

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France - approx. 100 cm.

Le Genie du feu - an impressive bronze sculpture of a naked male figure with a hammer in the right hand and a torch in the left. On the base various (industrial) attributes. The sculpture is signed 'Germain JB.’ It is made by the famous French sculptor Jean-Baptiste Germain (1841-1910) around 1900. It is very beautifully made and has a beautiful patina.

Jean-Baptiste Germain was born on 28 December 1841 in Fismes, France. He studied under the sculptors Auguste Dumont (1801-1884) and Charles-Alphonse Guméry (1827-1871) at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris. He exhibited in the Parisian Salon from 1866 to 1909. Germain died on 23 September 1910.
Lit. Pierre Kjellberg, Bronzes of the 19th century, pag. 357-358.

The sculpture is approx. 1 cm high.
It is cast in high quality bronze and in very good condition.
The flame on the torch is missing.

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From a private collection.

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