Désiré Mathivet – Peasant Woman with a Sheaf of Wheat

Desire Mathivet

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

(1887-1966)

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 sculptuted massively shaped human figures. His work can be compared with that of Aristide Maillol.

Condition: There are several small and inconspiciuous chips in the stone and a fissure in the base, running from the base to the left shoe.