Signed Carl Milles. Foundry mark Andro Fondeur, Paris. The motif conceived 1901. Bronze, brown patina. Height 36.5 cm. Length 38 cm.
25 000 - 30 000 SEK
2 319 - 2 783 EUR
Palazzo Reale, Arengario, Salone Colonne, Milano, 1994, compare cast cat no 5.
Solothurn, Carl Milles, Schweiz, 1993, compare cast cat no 7.
Erik Näslund, "Carl Milles - en biografi", 1991, the motif listed at p. 332 under the year 1901.
From the Academy of Fine Arts in Stockholm, Carl Milles received a travel scholarship in 1901, which allowed him to stay in Paris and spend time studying animals under the guidance of sculptor Emmanuel Frémiet. These studies were mainly conducted at the zoological department at Jardin des Plantes and Milles’ mentions in letter to the Academy an artwork depicting an "American bison".
Viewing: 5 Dec–10 Dec at Berzelii Park 1, Stockholm
Open: Mon–Fri 11–18, Sat–Sun 11–17
Auction: 11–12 December at Arsenalsgatan 2, Stockholm
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