After Jean Pierre Cortot (French, 1787-1843)

Bronze Figure of Pheidippides of Marathon, Early 20th Century

cast by the Ferdinand Barbedienne foundry
the figure modelled in the manner of the Capitoline Dying Gaul, his cloak, shield and sword beneath him on the ground, his raised right hand clutching a laurel, signed ‘Cortot’ and ‘F. Barbedienne Fondeur’

height 25.5 cm length 27 cm
Aalders Auctions, 2016, Private Collection, Sydney
  • EStimate $1,000 - $1,500
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