in fighting stance with rapier drawn. He wears a broad brimmed hat, cavalier boots and fashionable tunic over which is a thick sash as sometimes used as a foil in dueling. He clutches a cup hilted rapier in both hands ready to strike. The base signed E Guillemin. Guillemin made his salon debut in 1870. His Eliezer et Rebecca is in the Toulouse Museum. Of his smaller subjects, this is by far the most dramatic and compelling A fine accessory for a gentleman’s study. Height is 9".