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La Metamorphose De Daphne - Francois Raul Larch (1862-

La Metamorphose De Daphne - Francois Raul Larch (1862-

R40,000.00 Regular Price
R36,000.00Sale Price

Restored to original Bronze Colour

An Amazing Art Nouveau Nude Bronze Sculpture after Raoul Francois Larche called “ Le Seve.”

La Sève depicts Daphne at the moment she asked the Gods to turn her into a laurel tree to resist the advances of Apollo. Admired for its organic Art Nouveau-inspired form

Signed by Raoul Larche and set on the original marble Base. She stands a majestic 56 cm including the Base and is in glorious Condition.

  • Raoul Francois Marche (1860-1912)

    François Raoul Larche studied at the Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts in Paris in 1878, before debuting his work at the Société des Artistes Français in 1881, and exhibiting regularly at the Salon between 1884 and 1911. His work was acclaimed at the 1900 Paris Exposition Universelle, where he was awarded the gold medal for sculpture.

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