(Toulouse 1848 - Paris 1916)
Bronze with brown & gilded sheen
H 93cm x 65cm
Littr. Gloria Vicits is without a doubt the most famous sculpture by the artist. Mercié exhibited for the first time this model at the Salon of 1874 and achieved a massive succes.
The following museums have a Gloria Victis bronze in their collections: Orsay, Châcons, Cherbourg, Petit Paleis (Paris), Rouen, Toulouse, Berlin, Copenhague, Bordeaux, Walsal (UK) & Waschington DC.