Secretary Bird, c. 1912
Rembrandt Bugatti | Italian, 1884-1916
A fine quality, early twentieth century impressionistic bronze model of a ‘Male Secretary Bird’, by Rembrandt Bugatti (Italian, 1884-1916). This sculpture was cast by the lost wax process at the Hébrard Foundry, Paris. Before casting it was signed and stamped in the wax and has a medium brown patina with reddy brown undertones.