Bernard BESSOUD (born in 1947)
Contemporary sculptor, Bernard Bessoud’s art work is classical. With his many trips in Africa (Mozambique; South Africa; Botswana; Zimbabwe), he knows how to attract the pertinence of animal’s expression and movement, of savanna. But not only, his bestiary interests animals of others continents too. Reticent, Bessoud has a small and limited production. His attention to details can also be seen in the execution of his patinas, that are as realistic as possible to the animal. Among his masterpieces, there are the elephant, the lion, the chimpanzee, the rhinoceros…
Guenon – n° 1/8
Fonderie Chapon – 2016
– H. 30 cm, L. 38 cm, l. 32 cm
– H. 8 in., L. 15 in., l. 12,6 in.