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Cold Painted Bronze Sculpture By Franz Iffland Titled "Joli Chat"

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    Posted 3 years ago

    jscott0363
    (453 items)

    Hello everyone!!
    My latest bronze sculpture find. A Franz Iffland bronze sculpture. This one was made in France and titled "Joli Chat" , meaning "Beautiful Cat". I believe that this is from the early to mid 1900's. I really love the detailing of this sculpture, especially the cat under the chair. I haven't seen too many of this sculpture, but it's definitely the first of this particular sculpture that I've seen cold painted like this one as any others I ever seen are not.

    Franz Iffland (1862–1935) was a German sculptor and painter who worked during the late 19th and early 20th century.

    Many many thanks to you all for stopping in for a look!!!! I do appreciate you all very much!

    Scott

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    Comments

    1. Newfld Newfld, 3 years ago
      Yes Scott this is a very fascinating sculpture, both the lovely child & adorable kitty! Very realistic with the cat "hiding" in the corner of the chair
    2. jscott0363 jscott0363, 3 years ago
      Jenni,
      Thank you so much!! I knew you'd appreciate this one as well. The cat hiding under the chair is probably my favorite part of this sculpture!!!
    3. jscott0363 jscott0363, 3 years ago
      Phil
      aura
      Mike
      Kevin
      T.
      and
      Jenni
      Thank you all so very much for the loves and for stopping in!! Very much appreciated!!!
    4. nutsabotas6 nutsabotas6, 3 years ago
      She's the most adorable little girl !! And the kitty cat too ! :)
    5. jscott0363 jscott0363, 3 years ago
      Thank you so very much Ken!! She certainly is adorable!!
    6. jscott0363 jscott0363, 3 years ago
      Mani
      Ken
      and
      Karen
      Thank you so very much for the loves and for stopping by!! So very much appreciated!!
    7. fortapache fortapache, 3 years ago
      Congrats. One of your rabbits made CW FB!
    8. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Oooh, LOVE LOVE it!
      Delicious little girl and the whole scenery is stunning, well done Scott :-)
    9. jscott0363 jscott0363, 3 years ago
      Thanks fortapache!! I'll have to check that out.
    10. jscott0363 jscott0363, 3 years ago
      Well, thank you Kyra!! So glad you like my sculpture. I have a few Juan Clara sculptures, but this one is my new favorite.
    11. jscott0363 jscott0363, 3 years ago
      fortapache
      Judy
      and
      Kyra
      Thank you all for the loves, the wonderful comments and for stopping in! Always appreciated!!
    12. Karenoke Karenoke, 3 years ago
      Love how real this child looks. The facial expression is priceless!
    13. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 3 years ago
      Wow, I had never heard of this maker till now, but look at the details on this!
    14. jscott0363 jscott0363, 3 years ago
      Thank you Karen!! I too love her facial expression.
    15. jscott0363 jscott0363, 3 years ago
      Thank you Mrstyndall!! Juan Clara's sculptures were very popular in the first half of the 1900's. There are quite a few "Fakes" of his sculptures out there, but those are all very crudely done and easy to spot. I was lucky to find this one.
    16. jscott0363 jscott0363, 3 years ago
      Karenoke
      and
      Mrstyndall
      Thank you both very much for the loves, the wonderful comments and for stopping by. Always appreciated!!!
    17. betweenthelens betweenthelens, 3 years ago
      Fantastic! Beautiful sculpture from every angle!
    18. jscott0363 jscott0363, 3 years ago
      Thank you Laura!! This is, by far, my favorite Juan Clara sculpture.
    19. jscott0363 jscott0363, 3 years ago
      Laura
      and
      BB2
      Thank you both for the loves and for stopping in. Much appreciated!!!!
    20. jscott0363 jscott0363, 3 years ago
      MyCountry,
      Thanks so very much for the love and for stopping in. Much appreciated!!
    21. jscott0363 jscott0363, 3 years ago
      Roy, Thanks very much for the love and for stopping by!! Much appreciated!!!
    22. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 3 years ago
      Super! It's hard to believe it's in bronze. I love it, specially the little cat :) how funny that he only made children on chairs
    23. jscott0363 jscott0363, 3 years ago
      Thank you Fran!! Yep, children having trouble with chairs and stools is all that we know Juan Clara ever did, as peculiar as that may seem. Thanks also for the love and for stopping by!!
    24. AnnaB AnnaB, 3 years ago
      I love it! It is so animated, so full of life! I especially like the cat detail =)
    25. jscott0363 jscott0363, 3 years ago
      Thanks so very much Anna!! Everyone comments on this one when they drop by our house. I do love Juan Clara sculptures.
    26. jscott0363 jscott0363, 3 years ago
      Fran
      Anna
      and
      dlpetersen
      Thank you all very much for the loves and for stopping by by. Always appreciated!!
    27. jscott0363 jscott0363, 3 years ago
      SEAN,
      Thanks so very much for the love and for stopping by. Always truly appreciated!!
    28. Brunswick Brunswick, 3 years ago
      Looks my current physical therapy exercise! Lol! I pulled out my back on the property a few weeks back pulling out wisteria vines! The stuff is like kudzu!!

      T.
    29. jscott0363 jscott0363, 3 years ago
      T.,
      That PT can be as painful as the original injury. Hope you heal up soon my friend!!
    30. Brunswick Brunswick, 3 years ago
      You are absolutely right! And playing the Drums sitting in a certain position.

      T.
    31. jscott0363 jscott0363, 3 years ago
      Justanovice,
      Thanks so very much for the love and for stopping by. Very much appreciated!!

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