Giuseppe Joseph D'Aste (Italian/French 1881-1945) An extremely rare 1920's silvered bronze lost wax group of Diana and the hounds. Signed J.D'Aste. Foundry seal for Susse Frères Paris.Also written on underside Premiere Eperve ( First cast ) Made In France. His early works from 1905-1915 were of Neapolitan children but while living in Paris later works captured the Art Deco movement of the 1920's.- similar to the "LaStele" group of artists and the works of early impressionist French sculptor Joseph Bernard
Dimensions : Height 22 inches by 22 &1/4 inches in length.