Mêne, Pierre Jules
Pierre-Jules Mêne (French, 1810-1879)
Bronze, 14" x 17"
Signed, dated 1866, and inscribed "Vainqueur!!!"
Vainqueur, another bronze from the series Vainqueur du Derby, was first exhibited in wax at the Paris Salon of 1863 and then again in bronze in 1864. This model is no. 13 in Mêne's catalogue. Illustrated: Jane Horswell, Les Animaliers, 1971. pg. 151