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Charles Artus ( 1897 - 1978 )

COQ (1926)

Salon d'Automne, 1926 (plaster, n°109), Salon d'Automne, 1927 (bronze, lost wax cast, n°60)
Bronze, richly dark black brown patina
H : 28,2 cm, L : 19,7 cm, D : 13 cm
Artist example signed "Ch.Artus", cast by "C.Valsuani, cire perdue"(seal), on a Belgium black marble base like the one at the second Animalier exhibition at the Galerie Brandt in 1928, reproduced in "Mobilier & Décoration", november 1928, (two examples identified in this condition).
Circa 1927-1928

Charles Artus