Bronze sculpture “Le courage militaire”.
Bronze with brown patina, P.Dubois 1880, edition cast signet F.BARBEDIENNE.
Height: 52 cm.
The allegorical statue representing “Military courage” is one of the four statues at each corner of the cenotaph to General de La Moricière in Nantes cathedral. A good example of Dubois’ “neo-florentine” style.
Paul Dubois (1829 – 1905) was a French sculptor and painter from Nogent-sur-Seine, France. In 1865 and 1876, he was awarded a médaille d’honneur at the Salon des beaux-arts.