Re: sculpture of Jules Verne by Leon Pilet ! !
I guess the seller has some confusion as well..... according
to a google search, and looking in their Cache, this same sculpture was
originally listed as:
"19c French Bronze Robert Lee Civil War Listed Pilet 19th
Signed Leon Pilet on the base. Nice patina, high relief
depiction of Confederate Civil War General Robert E. Lee as a statesman,
gesturing with one hand and touching several books a top a pedestal with
At 02:40 PM 28/04/2006, you wrote:
I'm sure, that's not Jules
Verne, but probably Giuseppe Verdi.
Received on Fri 28 Apr 2006 - 22:27:28 IDT
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> Betreff: sculpture of Jules Verne by Leon Pilet ! !
Hello, just curious if anyone has ever seen this sculpture before, or
> anyone has seen it in person (and where) ?
> here is the description:
> Description: Signed Leon Pilet on the base
> with a nice patina, high relief depiction of the famous French
> fiction author Jules Verne, debonairly dressed, gesturing with one
> while leaning against several books a top a pedestal in the midst of
> passionate speech or a toast amongst his many inner circle friends
> day. Size: 34 inches height. Leon Pilet
> (some books have him listed as Pillet) is a listed French sculptor.
> might possibly be one of the largest works Pilet ever did.
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