XIX - XXth century sculptures
GODCHAUX Roger (1878-1958)
Taught at the Beaux-Arts by Gérôme who was a famous historian painter and sculptor. He started exhibiting at the Salon des Artistes Français in 1905 and specialised himself in animal sculpture, with a touch of impressionism. From farm or everyday life animals like horses, rabits, roosters, eagles, snakes, to more exotic animals like elephants, tigers, lions, bears and others. He also was a medal engraver. His bronzes were cast by Susse and Valsuani.