The French Marianne
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A 19th century French plaster Marianne, a national emblem of the French Republic. The figure wears the iconic Phrygian cap and symbolises liberty, reason and the civic virtues of the Republic. In France, the Marianne is a commonly found emblem in town halls and law courts, but it is unusual to find one of such large proportions and for it to be seen in profile. Click on here to view the Marianne from a different angle , and on here to see the signature and date of the sculptor. The inscription at the lower right-hand flank reads "L'Amour 1886".
Condition report: In good and original condition.
Dimensions: Width 65cm, height 87cm