Peasant Woman with Sheaf of Wheat
Sculpted in stone, signed on the base
Height 53 cm, width 31 cm, depth 20 cm.
About Désiré Mathivet
Désiré Mathivet, was a native of Tournus in Southern Burgundy. A room in the Hotel Dieu / Greuze museum in Tournus is dedicted to his work. A pupil of Rodin and of Bourdelle, Mathivet sculpted massively shaped human figures. His work can be compared with that of Aristide Maillol.
Condition: There are several small and inconspicuous chips in the stone and a fissure in the base, running from the base to the left shoe.