The trouts. Rare Vincent Becquerel bronze group

Rare patinated bronze group of two trouts.
Marble base.
Signed to the base. French. Circa 1930.
Excellent condition. Genuine excellent patina.

35cm 10cm 22cm high.

Andre-Vincent Becquerel (French, 1893 ~ 1981) Born at St. Andre-Farivilliers, he studied under Hector Lemaire and Prosper Lecourtier. He specialised in animal sculpture, showing a marked preference for predator, feline and ornithological subjects, which he exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Francais from 1914 to 1922 and where he became a lifetime member.