Peter was born in Paris and befriended and studied with Auguste Rodin, among others. In 1901 he was nominated as a professor at the School of Fine Arts (Beaux Arts) in Paris. He received a bronze medal at the Universal Exposition of 1889 and a gold medal at the Universal Exposition of 1900.He was known for his animal compositions! This plaque was struck in 1910's or'20s and measures 9 x 5,5 cms. Depicting a Gordon Setter Hunter dog with a prey bird in his mouth. It is in fairly good condition with a nice patina. Some wear, nicks and scratches evident, as well as corrosion spots. I have not attempted to clean the medal at all. Signed Victor Peter at the front. Incised: Bronze and a triangle logo at the side. Priority registered 3-8 weeks worldwide trackable.
The item "Antique French Animal Bronze VICTOR PETER Hunter Dog Art Deco Plaque Medal Chien" is in sale since Friday, February 2, 2018. This item is in the category "Art\Art Sculptures".
The seller is "kwanyin4444" and is located in Hungary Europe. This item can be shipped worldwide.