Rare bronze by French sculptor Piere Jules Nese from mid 1900s. This is an original cast with wonderful Pantene and aged coloring. The piece is a example of his incredible attention to detail and perfection in scale. Nese was essentially one of the finest sculptors of his time and his work is highly sought after. Subject matter consisted of animals such as horses and hunting scenes to name a few. He was a self taught artist who owned his own factory. Born in 1810 -1879 French bronze realist.