19th Century Cavalry Soldier Warrior on Horseback Bronze Statue Sculpture Figure 15"X 12"

SKU: STE-3359
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Condition: This sculpture is in perfect condition
Bronze Dimensions with Marble Base: Height 15" X Width 12"
Marble Dimensions:11" X 5"
Height without base:14"
Weight:17 LBS

Original or Reproduction: Reproduction

In this impressive mid-century bronze study, the craftsmanship of Math Thomas brings to life a French cavalryman seated proudly upon his horse, adorned in the formidable attire of steel cuirass armor and a plumed steel helmet. The attention to detail in the bronze sculpture is exceptional, capturing both the intricate features of the cavalryman and the rich brown patina that adds depth to the overall composition. The rider gazes into the distance, evoking a sense of anticipation and readiness, poised for the maneuvers that defined the prowess of Napoleon's favored troops. The historical significance of this sculpture is rooted in the role of the Cuirassiers, who were key figures in Napoleon's military strategy. Armed with pistols and carbines, these cavalrymen had the ability to shift the course of battle, culminating in a devastating charge wielding lances and sabers. Known for their exceptional skill and discipline, the Cuirassiers were carefully selected by Napoleon, who enlisted only the largest men and horses into their ranks. The bronze study pays homage to these highly respected cavalrymen, highlighting their role as the backbone of Napoleon's army and their legacy as one of the best cavalry units in history. Signed by Math Thomas, this bronze sculpture not only captures a moment in military history but also stands as a testament to the artistry of the mid-century period. The combination of historical significance, meticulous craftsmanship, and the artist's signature creates a compelling and collectible piece that commemorates the valor and impact of the Cuirassiers during the Napoleonic era.