Lioness Reclining

Bureau, Leon

Leon Bureau  (1866-1906)

Born in Limoges, Bureau studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris and at the Atelier of the sculptor Falguiere. He exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Francais from 1894.

 Bureau specialised in sculpting exotic animals and examples of his work include "Child with Crab" (1896) and Abyssian Lion and Lioness (1897).

Lioness Reclining by Leon Bureau (1866-1906)

 Striking bronze sculpture of a lioness lying on a rock (granite base)
 with dark green patination.

 Lioness Reclining c. 1900    Signed: L. Bureau   Height: 17 cm  Length: 30 cm

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 Reference:  Benezit: Dictionary of Artists

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