The Traveller (c. 1870) by Leon Eugene Longepied
Leon Eugene Longepied (1849 - 1888) was a student of Jules Cavelier and Mathurin Moreau at the Paris Ecole des Beaux-Art. The sculptor of several major monuments in Bordeaux, Rennes, and his native Paris, he was also a regular exhibitor at the Paris Salon.
This work is one of a several, high-quality trophies commissioned by the French Ministry of Agriculture & Commerce, that were executed by renown french sculptors and silversmiths.
17 ¼ x 7 x 7 in.