BARON BOSIO Bronze Sculpture, Henry IV as a Child
BARON BOSIO Bronze Sculpture, Henry IV as a Child BARON BOSIO Bronze Sculpture, Henry IV as a Child BARON BOSIO Bronze Sculpture, Henry IV as a Child BARON BOSIO Bronze Sculpture, Henry IV as a Child BARON BOSIO Bronze Sculpture, Henry IV as a Child

BARON BOSIO Bronze Sculpture, Henry IV as a Child

Ref: M1180
Maker: (French, 1768-1845)

An antique, French, 19th century statuette of a freestanding figure representing Henry IV as a young boy. Cast mark (base): Bosio. This piece was extremely popular in the 19th century.

An important sculptor, Napoleon I commissioned Bosio to make the bas-reliefs for the column of the Place Vendôme. King Louis XVIII made him a court sculptor, and Charles X bestowed the title baron on him.

Date: c. 1824-25
Dimensions: W 5 D 7 H 18 in.
Condition note: missing sword blade.
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