Terracotta sculpture by Mathurin Moreau (1822-1912), "Spring"
Terracotta sculpture by Mathurin Moreau (1822-1912), "Spring". Signed hollow on the terrace. Coming from a brotherhood of sculptors, this winner of the Prix de Rome in 1842 is above all the cantor of feminine grace through groups and statuettes in cast iron, terracotta or even marble as evidenced by this beautiful allegory of Spring. , a bronze copy of which was exhibited at the Salon of 1865 - characterized by great gentleness and careful practice, particularly visible in the treatment of flowers and drapery.