Gilded bronze sculpture of the head of Saint Jeanne d’Arc (Joan of Arc) wearing a bascinet helmet, on a rectangular rouge marble base, by Jean-Baptiste L’Arrive (French, 1875-1928). She is the national heroine of France who led the French Army to several important victories during the Hundred Year’s War (15th c.) The full figure statue in marble by the artist is displayed in the Cathedral Saint Etienne in Bourges, France. Signed on the back Jean Larrive, F. Barbedienne, Fonder
Excellent condition with all original gilt finish.
Height with the base – 12” 30cm.
Price – $1,800