Whippets in Cast

Whippets by Sculpture Pierre Jules Mene 25th March 1810 – 20th May 1879.
A French sculpture and animaliere,he is considered one of the pioneers of animal sculpture in the nineteeth century.The orginal would have been created in the 1850,s but castings such as this one in the Animoux style were produced in the 1860,s by the Falkirk Iron Company and at Coalbrookdale Iron Company , this one is made at the Falkirk Iron Company note the detail in the casting the movement and the quality a great find by me on my travels in the shop now .



Whippets by Pierre Jules Mene 25th March 1810-20th May 1879