Irénée Rochard


Irenée Rochard was a French sculptor and artist known for his bronze sculptures

Irenée Rochard was born on July 23, 1906 in Villefranche-sur-Saône, France. He studied at the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris and began his career as a sculptor in the 1920s.

Rochard was known for his elegant, abstract bronze sculptures, which he produced in his own foundry. His works were often inspired by nature and animals and were valued for their flowing lines and shapes.

During World War II, Rochard was a member of the Resistance and helped rescue Jewish children. After the war he continued his career as a sculptor and exhibited regularly in Paris and other cities.

Irenée Rochard died on May 14, 1984 in Paris. His works are now exhibited in many renowned museums and collections around the world.

The signed bronze “Elephant with Cub” is something special for elephant lovers, as well as bookends in the shape of an elephant.

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