Size : Length 28 cm.

Condition : Boy with fiddle. The bow, which has been restrung, is too long.

History :
    Shaw family. Marked on base 'THAREL' also a round stamp saying 'Susse Freres, editeurs, Paris'.
    Leon Tharel was born in 1858 and died in 1902.
    Eleven identical sculptures have appeared in auction rooms in recent years, called, sometimes 'the idle fiddler', 'sans souci'or 'la jeune violiniste assoupi'.




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