Antonin Mercie (1845-1916)
David Vainqueur by Antonin Mercie (1845-1916)
Mercie sent the plaster model of David Vainqueur from Rome to the Paris Salon and won
the First Class Medal and the Cross of the Legion of Honour - a unique achievement.
The state commissioned a bronze version of the statue in 1872 which was placed in the
Musee de Luxembourg.
David Vainqueur c.1875 Signed: Mercie Height: 46 cm Foundry; F. Barbedienne
Reference: Kjellberg - Bronzes of the 19th Century
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