Ernest Barrias. Nature revealing herself before science. Bronze sculpture

ERNEST BARRIAS (FRENCH, 1841-1905)
La nature se dévoilant devant la science (Nature revealing herself before science)
signed 'E. Barrias' , the reverse with foundry cachet Susse Freres cachet,
bronze, silvered and gilt patina
43cm high
Conceived 1893.
Cast circa 1905.
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