Weightlifter Statue. French Strongman Weightlifting Figure. Bouret. c1880.

Stock Number: BWAS3053


This antique French weightlifter statue which is of a male athlete standing by a dumbell and 20 Kilogram iron weight has wonderful detail and dates from the late 19th century.

This large strongman figure is made of a bronze patinated cast metal with bronze highlights, is a heavy weight and has a raised square base which is inscribed with the name of BouRet (for Eutrope Bouret).

Eutrope Bouret was a French sculptor who exhibited in Paris, France regularly and was commissioned to sculpt the tombstone bust of the popular French novelist and fellow sculptor Alexis Bouvier.

An impressive figure that looks wonderful on display due to it's large size. Would also make a great trophy.

Material: Cast metal.

Date: Late 19th century - c1880.

Origin: France.

Marked: Inscribed with the name of BouRet (for Eutrope Bouret).

Dimensions: Width: 22.5 cm (9"). Depth: 13.5 cm (5 1/4"). Height: 45.5 cm (18").

Weight: 3.948 kg.

Condition: Excellent condition with only very light signs of use in keeping with age. Some light marks, light scratches and general wear. Please see pictures.

Please note that only the weightlifting statue is included and any other items in the pictures are for display only.

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