FALL 2018 FINE ART AUCTION

LOUIS-PHILIPPE HEBERT
Lot #: 
1872

Two painted plaster sculptures "Sir John A. MacDonald" and "Sir Charles Tupper", both signed, one dated 1889, height approximately 74.9cm (29 1/2in) and complete with two mirrored display pedestals - Louis-Philippe Hebert, RCA, 1850-1917 is recognized as Canada's finest sculptor with his works on public display at Parliament Hill (Ottawa), Quebec City and Montreal including the Maisonneuve Monument; these are believed to be from a series of Fathers of Confederation; in 2011 Sotheby's Canada offered a John A. MacDonald with pre-sale estimate of $6,000-8,000

Pre-sale estimate: $1500 - $3000