Irénée félix rené rochard, b. 16 January 1906 in Villefranche-sur-saône and d.
29 March 1984 in Paris, on the 15th? Is a French ornamental sculptor known for his representations of animals in art nouveau style.Most of the time working bronze, he creates numerous figures in marble, ceramic or wood. Rochard was fascinated by animals and made sculptures inspired by his meticulous observation. Born in 1906 in Villefranche-sur-saône in a family of artists, he studied at the École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts de paris where he met Francois pompon. In 1938, he became a member of the society of French artists, winning a gold medal at the 1931 colonial exhibition.
Many of his works are acquired by the council of the city of betting and the city of new york. Rochard died in 1984 on betting.
The defenses were hand carved. Black marble is original, it is a marble that is regularly found in the decorative arts. He wears the "bronze" annotation under a paw, and the rochard signature at the tip on the marble, quality is at the rendezvous.You will notice that the base is special, indeed, it thinner on the bottom and thickens towards the front of the elephant. For the condition, there are frictions and patina wears on the sides, legs, the trunk, a stripe on a flank, all visible in the photos. We signal on the marble base two corners with small gaps, stains and frictions. This sculpture remains in a good general condition of conservation. It weighs a large weight of 27.10 kilograms.
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