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A beautiful and charming seated cupid figure. Made from bronze standing on a black marble base, signed on the back. The bronze has a nice rich colour and patination. Dating from circa.1900. 22.3cms tall, 17cms wide and 12cms deep. 8 3/4 inches tall, 6 3/4 inches wide and 4 3/4 inches deep. Louis Auguste Moreau born, was a French sculptor best known for his bronze-cast figurines. His allegorical Art Nouveau works often depicted women, children, cherubs, and historical figures adorned with floral motifs and ornaments, and were influential to other artists working at the time. Born in Dijon, France in 1855 to a celebrated family of sculptors, including his father, Auguste Moreau, he went on to regularly exhibit his work at the Paris Salon from 1861 on. The artist died in 1919 in France.