Saint Michael slaying the dragon. By François... - Lot 291 - Paris Enchères - Collin du Bocage

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Saint Michael slaying the dragon. By François... - Lot 291 - Paris Enchères - Collin du Bocage

Saint Michael slaying the dragon.


By François Aristide Belloc (1827-1885 ?), French sculptor born in Nantes.


Sculpture in direct size representing Saint-Michel in full length slaying the dragon lying at his feet with his lance.


François Aristide Belloc realized many works and sculptures intended for religious monuments, but especially a monumental work, the Virgin of Monton, between 1864 and 1869 for the commune of Beaucaire (Gard) of a height of 14 meters. Around 1870, Aristide Belloc moved to Niort where he worked with Vidiani who was a molder in that city.


Signed A.Belloc Niort 1874.


Limestone. Restored forearms and parts of wings.


Overall height 260 cm. Height of the statue 180 cm. Base. 75 cm

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