“Francoeur de Meilissa” English Setter bronze by Richard Fath (French, 1900-1952)
A bronze of the English Setter “Francoeur de Meilissa”, at work, by Richard Fath (French, 1900-1952). Signed “FATH” and stamped “BRONZE”. Fath produced the model in terracotta together with smaller bronze variants. A ‘master bronze’ version is illustrated in “Portraits de Chiens Richard Fath 1900-1952 by Richard-Camille Fath, and “Jours de Chasse No 35” Spring of 2009. French, circa 1940.
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