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Antique F. Barbedienne Bronze ‘Amazone’ Late 19th Century

Ferdinand Barbedienne

A French late 19th century bronze figure ‘Amazone’ cast by Barbedienne. The warrior standing with one arm raised above her head holding a broken handle, a helmet at her feet. The base with signature and bronze seal, with original dark brown patination and ink inscriptions to underside.

The original antique marble is housed in the Museum Pio Clementino Rome. Barbedienne produced this bronze in 5 different sizes, this being ‘La réduction aux 4 onzièmes’.

Height 70cm

Width 24cm

Depth 17cm


Circa 1890