Antique bronze sculpture of a nude with sword.
Beautifully modelled and finely cast, signed by the artist Emile Oscar Guillaume 1867- 1942 and the founder Bardedienne, Paris.
The naked female figure stands tiptoe on a bronze hemisphere. She lifts her face to the sky and holds both arms aloft with a sword in her right hand, its hilt inscribed with the word: DELIVERANCE.
Large versions of this sculpture stand in London - Borough of Barnet- and in the French city of Nantes.
Another but smaller copy of the statue exists in the small French town of Cheroy & Yonne and some others may be still existing in some of the French cities chosen in 1919.
H. without sword H. 116 cm or 45.7 inch.