A Late 19th Century French Gilt Bronze Depicting "Industry Rewarded"


Title: "Industry Rewarded"

Circa 1890

Origin: France

Depth: 17"
Width: 17"
Height: 28.5"

Very Good Condition 

Material: Gilt Bronze 

Maker: Edouard Felicien Alexis Pepin (French, born 1853)

Incised "E. PEPIN," without foundry mark, on attached black marble base

Industry Rewarded, late 19th/early 20th century, the female figure holding a bountiful cornucopia and placing a laurel wreath on the laborer's head while he sits surrounded by tools and plans