Charming sculpture figuring two kids having a nap in an armchair.
Huddled together in the innocence of childhood theirs dreamy faces seem out of time.
Onésime-Aristide CROISY (31 March 1840 – 7 November 1899): He won the second 2nd-class grand prize of the Prix de Rome in 1863. He competed again in 1865 and won the first 2nd-class grand prize. In 1865 the École des Beaux-Arts awarded him the grand medal for sculpture. His real debut was at the Salon of 1867.
Crafted around 1900 and signed A.Croisy.
Very nice original gilding.
Very good condition.